C&EN Sponsorships

C&EN’s editorial staff identifies cutting-edge and thought provoking topics in science and technology, business and industry, government and policy, education, and employment trends of the chemistry fields. These topics can be sponsored in a number of ways to leverage the esteemed editorial reputation of C&EN and connect you directly with thousands of our ACS members and C&EN subscribers.

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Annual Features & Programs Available for Sponsorship

In addition to our annual features, in 2020, we launched new programs to better meet our audiences virtually, via Zoom sessions, Twitter chats, and educational email courses like our Grad Student Survival Guide. Every opportunity is designed to further connect you with the chemistry community. Below you’ll find highlighted features and issues that C&EN covers year after year. Click on the C&EN covers to browse through the selected issue or C&EN’s new Discovery Reports. Published four times a year, these ride-along reports are first delivered to ACS members as an exclusive benefit with their weekly issue of C&EN, and on cen.acs.org. You can choose any planned topic that you find in our editorial calendar, or ask us about creating a program custom to your brand. Enter your email below to get in touch today.



  • C&EN’s Talented 12

Press play to learn more about ThermoFisher Scientific’s sponsorship of one of C&EN’s most loved programs, the Talented 12.

  • Spotlight on: C&EN's Trailblazers Issue

C&EN’s first-ever Trailblazer issue focused on women entrepreneurs who are changing the face of chemistry; with CRISPR pioneer and Nobel Laureate Jennifer Doudna of UC Berkeley, HHMI, guest-curating this issue. In 2021, C&EN will focus their second annual issue on notable Black chemists.

Trailblazers C&EN
  • Spotlight On: 10 StartUps to Watch

Chemistry is full of tenacious, creative scientists. As part of its mission, C&EN spotlights innovative researchers from industry and academia who are changing the way chemistry gets done and perceived. Through its annual talent competition, 10 Start-ups To Watch (TSTW), C&EN highlights impressive groups of chemists; in 2020, that included those who have found new ways to discover drugs, produce sustainable food and materials, harness quantum computing, and even mimic the human nose. These chemists are solving complex challenges by using chemistry to make the planet a better place.

10 Start Ups to Watch

C&EN’s Chemistry in Pictures

FOLIO award-winning tumblr blog, Chemistry in Pictures, is a photo blog that harnesses the creative minds of C&EN’s editorial staff and engages with readers in an exciting format.

Since its launch in 2014, the Tumblr blog has gained over 60,000 followers and continues to grow with over 500 new followers each month. Take advantage of this vast chemical audience, by sponsoring an on-going photography contest or custom contest.

Your sponsorship package of this event could include:

  • Sponsored photography contest
  • Social media campaign, including Tumblr, Twitter, and Facebook
  • Full Page Print Advertisements
  • C&EN Digest Sponsored Content: 180×150, plus text

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