Kathryn C. Hach Award Fund recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who have created a commercially viable business within the chemical enterprise. Starting with a good idea, sustained by passion, fueled by persistence and hard work, the award recipient created something where nothing existed before. The awardee is recognized for creating a new product, service, company or industry based on the transforming power of chemistry to improve people’s lives. The hallmark of this contribution is impact: positive impact on people’s lives and positive impact on the economy by creating chemistry jobs that produce a significant economic benefit. he award will consist of $15,000, a certificate, and a feature article in an official ACS publication (e.g., C&EN) on the awardee(s) and his/her business.Only ACS members are eligible for this award.The award was established in 2012 and is supported through the Kathryn C. Hach Award Endowment.

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