SIRA programme trains a total of 940 youngsters to work for Antwerp’s chemical companies

The SIRA programme was devised by the non-profit organisation ‘Scheikundige Industrie Regio Antwerpen (SIRA)’ in collaboration with social partners (ABVV, BBTK, ACV, LBC-NVK). The project began in 1987 because applicants for jobs with Antwerp’s chemical companies were lacking a qualification which would make them suitable recruits. A typical feature of the chemical industry is the […]

Breaking Science: Chemistry is hot! And chemistry is everywhere!

Breaking Science’s mission is to motivate more young people to choose to study a technical or scientific (STEM) subject or to choose a job in the chemical or pharmaceutical industry by bringing the magic of chemistry closer to them. The website and the associated Facebook page, managed by Co-valent, conveys some great fun facts […]

Diversity of nationalities at Janssen feeds its strong capacity to innovate

Janssen attach great importance to its capacity to innovate. To keep it at its highest level, they attract, develop and bring together top national and international talent. They also set up (inter)national collaborations to exchange talents between the company and the academic world. This diversity of talent is essential and creates powerful synergies and innovation, […]