As a charity association (in French « Association régie par la loi du 10 juillet 1901 »), SCF’s goal is to promote chemistry in all its factets : scientific, academic, applied, educative and societal.
Created in 1857, SCF aims to gather the people from all activity areas (public or private bodies) involved in chemical sciences and their applications, to represent chemists’ interests and to promote the role of chemical sciences
SCF in a few number :
- Community of about 5000 chemists, including a core of 3000 members
- 56 entities : 9 scientific divisions, 16 thematic groups, 15 local sections and Young Chemists’ Network
- 7 full-time working employees, about 300 volunteers