California Hemp Alliance

 CHA – we are an association of companies, research institutions, business organizations and universities in California. The alliance serves as a driver for new material and process innovation and provides a platform to communicate these innovations.

We function as a cross-sectional network which positions hemp and its possible applications at the center of its activities and brings all the players along the whole value chain together.

We provide a platform for dialogue and knowledge transfer among business, science and politics. CHA is your contact for innovation and supports you with a network of experts.

 Mission 
CHA is a membership-based non-profit trade group for the industrial hemp industry in California. CHA serves as a cross-sector network, which positions industrial hemp and its possible applications at the center of its activities and brings all players along the whole value chain together.

 Vision 
Through collaboration among business, education and research CHA promotes innovation and the development of sustainable and competitive value chains for hemp products  in California, benefiting all stakeholders along the value chain and enhancing the state’s health and natural environment.

CHA – California Hemp Alliance – is an association of companies, research institutes, business organisations and universities in California. The Alliance functions as a driver for innovation, demonstrates new applications and acts as a stimulus for new material and product innovation.

CHA functions as a cross-sectional network which positions indusrial hemp and its possible applications at the centre of its activities and brings all the players along the whole value chain together.

It also provides a platform for dialogue and knowledge transfer between business, science and politics.

 Values 
Entrepreneurship, Collaboration and Transparency.

 Guiding Principles 
Added Value through Networking


 

 Current Activities 

  • lobbying for legislative and regulatory changes
  • lobbying for hemp based materials
  • education about the value chain
  • contact with other networks and organizations globally
  • contact new partners in the value chain
  • support entrepreneurs
  • communicate new hemp ideas and applications
 Future Activities 

  • conferences and events
  • share R&D results
  • joint R&D projects
  • sector-specific task forces and workshops
  • joint exhibitions