The world’s biggest trade show for the chemical industry will be of huge importance to biotechnology stakeholders.

Held every three years, ACHEMA 2018 – in Frankfurt – will quite literally be a massive occasion for the industry. The numbers bear that out; more than 170,000 visitors, from 100 countries will attend, as well as 4000 exhibitors from 50 countries. It will take place 11 to 15 June, Messe Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main.

But why is this a big one for biotechnology? By kindly posing the question biotech companies might want to ask: why should they visit a chemical trade show? the organisers of ACHEMA explain all.

Read the answers in our latest edition, available this week at the BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, Montreal – and online.