This year’s Expoquimia in Barcelona took place from October 2-6 and had the theme “Chemistry for the future”. Conclusively, the newest scientific and technologic innovations were presented and the latest industry trends were discussed. This did not only include the development of new processes and products, but also the management of resources and the implementation of new technologies. The Expoquimia, which took place for the 18th time this year, is an indispensable event for all players of the applied chemistry industry. Not only does it improve the competitiveness of the companies involved, it also allows them to meet with their current and potential partners in the industry.