As the winter semester draws to a close, the first data analytics course for chemists at a German university has now completed its pilot run. DexLeChem engineer Tino lectured to 30 master and PhD students at the TU Berlin. Within 5 seconds, the course was completely booked!
Boehringer Ingelheim scouted globally for a technology provider in order to support their in-house process development and manufacturing departments. They chose DexLeChem due to our outstanding expertise in STEM & sustainability.
The commercialization of water-based catalysis (WO 2014/135605 A1) and the reduction of nitro derivatives (WO 2014/037444 A1) succeed DexLeChem by competitive production processes in the production of pharmaceuticals and other fine chemicals.
Very recently, another catalyst re-using project was accomplished for the world’s largest CMO and once again, the experienced industrial experts gave outstanding testimonials about DexLeChem’s high level of innovative solutions and its strong focus on upscalability for production.
The digitalisation in the chemical industry and its business impact is the main topic on the panel and will be discussed by DexLeChem CEO Jost and BASF CTO Brudermüller during the digital conference of the German Government.
Martin Rahmel will explain the innovative strategies of the successful hight-tech startup DexLeChem and how established corporates in chemical industry can secure added values through external use of revolutionary business models. The symposium takes place on 18. May in Munich.
As one of the world's leading suppliers of ingredients to the food and pharmaceutical industry, the renowned catalysis expert DSM Nutritional Products AG (J. Schütz, J. Medlock, A. Puhl) is satisfied about the successful collaboration with DexLeChem (S. Jost):
Under the patronage of Germany’s federal minister Schwesig, foundress and CEO Jost gives a talk at FIM Business Day 2016 about DexLeChem’s successful market entry into the chemical-pharmaceutical industry.
For the European competitiveness, the availability of resources and their efficient use must be secured in the long term. DexLeChem helps to further develop the according EU research framework H2020 in an expert workshop of RECREATE on June, 6.
Invited by the Chamber of Commerce DexLeChem participates in a delegation trip to Israel from October 10 to 14. The topics are high interest issues for DexLeChem: how to build high-tech cooperations and innovation partnerships as well as networking among start-ups.
Smart, sustainable and innovative: SMEs have an important impact on the economy in Berlin. As CEO of a high-tech company in chemistry Sonja Jost is invited to discuss the potential of Alliance 4.0 for Berlin and to introduce her company at the House of Representatives on September 17.
How does DexLeChem manage its interdisciplinary R&D team so successfully and what is the way to get the most out of their creativity while keeping focussed on project goals? As this question arises very frequently in meetings with our customers we decided to give you some insights into our unique agile project management system.
Theoretical modeling and computer based simulations are valuable tools to understand and optimize various kinds of industrial processes. Because of a high demand, DexLeChem now officially expands its service portfolio towards theoretical modeling in biotech applications.
Sonja Jost supports the Junior Social Entrepreneurship Summit also in 2015 as a mentor. The Summit is taking place in Berlin (Juli 20 to 24) and Los Angelos. Hosts are the FU Berlin, TU Berlin and the University of Southern California (USC).
Hosted by DexLeChem and the IZBM, the fourth event of Chemistry4Innovation will take place at the CoLaborator on July 17. The talks cover two highly relevant topics: cost-efficient synthesis of organic electronic compounds and the development of earth-abundant and therefore easily accessible catalysts.
How can scientific findings be implemented into industry? During the RESOLV International Women Scientist Meeting at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum Sonja Jost talks about her experience as foundress of a high-tech startup in Chemistry.
How can drugs be produced in a „green” way? How will the next generation of pharmaceuticals look like? During the Long Night of Sciences Sonja Jost (CEO DexLeChem) shows that there are ways to change and reinvent the chemical/pharmaceutical industry.
German innovations are of high interest for China. In order to get to know new approaches in chemical-pharmaceutical production a delegation of experts from the renowned CASS Institute visits DexLeChem on June 2.
New routes of synthesis are increasingly important in view of scarce resources. In fact they are indispensable in order to achieve the German "Chemiewende" (transition of the chemical industry). Our experts in catalysis develop cost-efficient routes of synthesis for noble metal catalysts providing high selectivity and yields.
Hosted by DexLeChem and the IZBM, the third event of Chemistry4Innovation will take place at the CoLaborator on May 29. The talks cover two hot topics: quantum chemical simulations and catalyst re-using techniques.
Once more DexLeChem supports the IMMS initiative of the Berlin Chamber of Commerce. During her talk Sonja Jost shows that building one’s own business is a real opportunity after finishing school and training.
On April 20, representatives of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group at the Bundestag visited DexLeChem. During a tour through the laboratory of DexLeChem CEO Sonja Jost gave new impulses on the sustainable reindustrialization in Germany.
CEO Jost was honored with the Victress Life Science Award 2015 presented by Alex von Frankenberg (HTGF) in front of 800 invited guests. Her work as innovator and foundress of a hightech startup for Green Chemistry, as well as her clear growth oriented vision convinced the jury.
Hosted by DexLeChem and the IZBM, the second event of Chemistry4Innovation will take place at the CoLaborator on March 20. The talks cover two interesting topics: digital labs and latest findings in stereoselective organocatalysis.
DexLeChem is participating in a catalysis workshop on February 26/27 held by Bayer. The exchange of experience with international catalysis experts is of vital importance for a young, innovation-oriented company.
In the last years pharmaceutical companies are increasingly outsourcing part of their business to custom manufacturing organizations (CMOs) in order to reduce cost and to increase flexibility. The field is becoming more and more competitive. This is where the services of DexLeChem step in.
What can be done to optimize processes in chiral catalysis risk-free? Successful risk management and a solid cost estimate require not only an analysis on molecular and experimental basis but a view to the whole.
As recently announced during the UNIDO conference in Vienna, Germany intends to open a Sustainalbe Chemistry Center. This is a clear sign that politics and economy have started to put a stronger focus on Green Chemistry.
The E Factor is used as a tool to evaluate chemical processes regarding resource efficiency and waste management. The novel routes of synthesis designed by DexLeChem make it possible to reduce this factor considerably thus enabling a more sustainable synthesis.
How can chemical leasing contribute to Green Chemistry? As a member in the Chemical Leasing working group DexLeChem supports the model for more sustainability in chemical production. This is precisely what the innovative approach of DexLeChem offers.
Mario Rückl, Chemie-Cluster Bayern, was visiting DexLeChem on November 14 in order to discuss a possible cooperation. In the meantime R. Pop and N. Ludwig (representatives of Alliance 90/The Greens) were looking for information about the turnaround in chemical industry.
Which are the best strategies to promote the German health industry? Jost and Rahmel, DexLeChem are invited to discuss this issue with Dr. T. Strüngmann, founder of Hexal and Dr. A. Ziegler, CEO Ziegler AG on November 18 on the panel.
Sonja Jost is invited to participate in a workshop for female experts on November 8. As university spin-out and foundress of a high-tech company in green chemistry she gives an insight on her entrepreneurial experience.
One important event during the Health Week is the Heath Dinner on October 15 at the CoLaborator. Invited by Senator Cornelia Yzer and Prof. Dr. Andreas Busch, Head of Bayer Global Drug Discovery, Sonja Jost is among the carefully selected guests of the international Life Science scene.
What is necessary for a successful start as high-tech startup? At the panel of the workshop Innovationsmotor Chemie on October 9 Sonja Jost talks about the specific demands and chances of entrepreneurship in chemistry.
Don’t wait, innovate: One more time Sonja Josts offers her experience to other innovators during the Potsdam Entrepreneurial Experience Lab. The workshop is aimed at young founder teams to develop and implement new ideas and business models.
On September 17 Sonja Jost gave the go-ahead for the network Chemistry4Innovation at the CoLaborator. The idea of this series of lectures is to strengthen the network between science, high-tech startups and economy.
During an international panel of the BSF Bled Strategic Forum Jost will share her ideas on how to gain trust with presidents, ministers, ambassadors and other global leaders. The main issue in the discussion will be how new trust can be established in Europe and what is the role of leadership.
During the award presentation DexLeChem was granted certificate and price money by Tarek Al-Wazir, first green minister for economics of Hessen, and Prof. Dr. Jochen Maas, R&D manager of Sanofi-Aventis.
DexLeChem ranked among the best in the BP-phase of the most important German competition for startups in Chemistry and will be honoured once again by Science4Life and Sanofi-Aventis for its revolutionary production processes combining high-tech chemistry with sustainability.
DexLeChem CEO Jost was chosen as "young leader" to participate in the international BSF. Out of 400 nominees by embassies, 45 "high potentials" have been selected worldwide to join in the political discussion of the new orientation of Europe.
By using thermomorphic solvent systems DexLeChem's offers the advantages of homogeneous catalysis (high selectivity and activity) as well as those of heterogeneous catalysis (re-using of catalyst and simple separation).
In order to promote foundations in life science, DexLeChem’s advice as a successful and excellently connected high-tech startup is always appreciated. For example during a panel discussion (Berliner Wirtschaftsgespräche) on May, 21st, 2014.
DexLeChem’s philosophy is the basis of the German-American Junior Social Entrepreneurship Summit, co-directed by Sonja Jost. Hosts are the FU and TU Berlin and the University of Southern Califormia (USC).
During a panel discussion at the German Biotechnologietage in Hamburg on April 9 (13.30 to 15.00 h), Jost is talking on the transfer of technology and its general conditions from a spin-off point of view.
During the DECHEMA-colloquium „Additives in separation processes“ in Magdeburg on February 27th, 2014, experts from industry and science agreed that the biggest challenge is the rational choice of the additive. Simulation programs as used by DexLeChem facilitate that choice.
The encouragement of entrepreneurship is an important issue for DexLeChem, especially in the field of STEM. During a workshop of Entrepreneurial Network University on February 18th, 2014, CEO Sonja Jost is giving an inside view on her experience with founding a Chemistry startup in a college environment.
As a member of the National Working Committee for Chemical Leasing (ChL), DexLeChem will discuss current developments of ChL during a workshop in spring 2014. By applying ChL producers of catalysts benefit from our services. If you are interested, please contact us here.
On January, 23rd 2014, DexLeChem will take a stand for an improved infrastructure for life science start-ups at the meeting with Cornelia Yzer, Economic Senator in Berlin. Host of the event is the Bundesverband Deutsche Startups e.V., the German Association for start-ups.
DexLeChem has been awarded equivalent with two other teams which participated in the idea phase of the Science4Life Venture Cup 2014. During the award ceremony, Dr. Karl-Heinz Baringhaus of Sanofi and Dr. Detlef Terzenbach of Hessen Agentur GmbH congratulated DexLeChem.
What advantages do green innovations provide? Sonja Jost, CEO of a Berlin startup for green chemistry, is discussing chances and opportunities with American and German representatives of politics and economy during the event of the Berlin Chamber of Commerce on 27.11.2013.
As an expert in chiral catalysis Sonja Jost is holding lectures at the Berlin University of Technology (Nov., 5th) as well as the Freie Universität Berlin (Dec., 18th). Focus is the technical-chemical research as well as the innovation of DexLeChem in the field of homogeneous chiral catalysis.
The sustainable chemistry event 2013 is not only a platform for global players but also for young enterprises. Personally invited DexLeChem is presenting its innovation (stand B4): re-using of industrially implemented catalysts now is possible: they stay unmodified, homogeneous and chiral.
Exploit CPhI and make your personal appointment with Martin Rahmel. Take your chance to talk about concrete projects for the repeated re-using of your catalysts. DexLeChem offers the re-using of your unmodified homogeneous chiral catalysts, used for the production of API and fragrance, respectively. The chemical and pharmaceutical industry requires innovative solutions. This is precisely what DexLeChem offers you!
DexLeChem congratulates Laureates of Nobel Prize in chemistry 2013!
Our best Regards to the Laureates of the Nobel Prize in chemistry 2013! Their work is a major contribution to science, as well as to the application of theoretical methods from fundamental research in the chemical industry. We are very grateful and benefit from the results of their research every day at DexLeChem.
DexLeChem holds workshop on 1st Berlin Health Week
Is it possible to produce active pharmaceutical ingredients in a green way? What do consumers expect of tomorrow’s pharmaceutical industry? In order to find an approach to these questions DexLeChem GmbH is offering workshop and laboratory visit at 1st Berlin Health Week on October 24th 2013 from 2.00 to 5.00 p.m. Please register here as the number of participants is limited to 18.
To find your way to our location at TU Berlin please click here.
In spite of the global call for sustainability barriers towards the implementation of green chemistry still have to be overcome. According to a Harvard survey the chemical industry will only choose the green path if it also pays. DexLeChem provides development services that meet these demands.
With the move into Charlottenburg Innovation Centre (CHIC) the sections business development and marketing receive their own location. Here, networking with many other high-tech start-ups is achieved while keeping alive the close connection to the managing board and the R&D section.
DexleChem is the only start-up visited by leaders of the berlin parliamentary group and IHK-president during their Umweltreise ("environment tour"). The primary goal was to get to know diversity of the emerging Green Economy in Berlin. DexLeChem is one of the few companies in life-science-sector who reconciles sustainability and chemistry.
Today DexLeChem became partner within the Cluster of Excellence Unifying Concepts in Catalysis (UniCat). So far DexLeChem is the only project within the cluster to found into a company. This demonstrates how top-level research can also manifest itself in economic success. UniCat is a cluster within the framework of the German Excellence Initiative researching the economically important field of catalysis. By the admission of DexLeChem the cluster expands in the field of homogeneous catalysis and increases the number of its international operating partners, respectively.
Luca Pistor is nominated as finalist with the project JSES, supported by DexLeChem at peace first prize. The prize will be awarded for young people creating a social change in their society.
With its innovation DexLeChem aims to create an essential value for the society. The innovation has the potential to enhance the social, ecological and economical advantage. At JSES DexLeChem serves as a model for bringing entrepreneurial activities in accord with social and ecological concerns.
Sonja Jost, founder of DexLeChem GmbH, scientist and former scholar talks at Talent Take Off – Vernetzen, on June, 21st 2013 a cooperation of Femtec.GmbH and Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. She represents a successful female entrepreneur from "STEM" (science, technology, engineering and mathematics)
At DexLeChem social engagement is an essential component within the company and belongs to our self-conception. As an expression of this consciousness founder Sonja Jost as co-director will lead the week-long programm 1. Junior Socialpreneur Summit at Freie Universität Berlin and Technische Universität Berlin.
On June 4th Martin Rahmel will represent DexLeChem at European Parliament on the occasion of Academic Enterprise Award 2013.
Berlin "Hoffest" Courtyard Festival - We'll be there!
At the personal invitation of first mayor Klaus Wowereit DexLeChem attends Berlin "Hoffest" Courtyard Festival where leading companies from Berlin present themselves. We're looking forward to meeting you on June 4th, 2013 at Berlin's biggest network event.
Regina Böttcher was invited to represent DexLeChem's as a green startup at the final panel discussion with Dr. Jan Evers and three other founders. At the final meeting at the end of Gründerwoche Deutschland about 100 experts in business and founding consulting were discussing about the future of entrepreneurship and exchanged their experiences.