Awards Accepting Nominations

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  • Published: 10 November 2010
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► Please find links to awards accepting nominations listed below:

Friedrich Stromeyer Award

Sponsored by Merch KGaA

The German Chemical Society (GDCh; Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker) award recognizes outstanding achievements in teaching chemistry at schools. The prize is endowed with EUR 3,000.

Due date for nominations 22 January 2017

E-mail to Dr. Elisabeth Kapatsina, GDCh

Preis für Lehrkräfte an Grundschulen
(Award for Chemistry Teachers at Elementary Schools)

Sponsored by Merch KGaA

The German Chemical Society (GDCh; Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker) award recognizes outstanding achievements in teaching chemistry at elementary schools. The prize is endowed with EUR 1,000.

Due date for nominations 22 January 2017

E-mail to Dr. Elisabeth Kapatsina, GDCh

Manfred-und-Wolfgang-Flad Award

Sponsored by Chemisches Institut Dr. Flad

The German Chemical Society (GDCh; Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker) award recognizes an outstanding experimental lecture on the annual meeting of the section of the GDCh, the experimental development of a scientific area in terms of education and teaching, or the development of a novel experiment for chemistry lessons. The prize is endowed with EUR 4,000.

Due date for nominations 22 January 2017

gelungene Experimentalvorträge auf Jahrestagungen der Fachgruppe, für die experimentelle Erschließung eines fachwissenschaftlichen Gebietes im Hinblick auf Ausbildung, Unterricht und Lehre oder für die Entwicklung eines neuartigen Experimentes für den Chemieunterricht verliehen.

E-mail to Dr. Elisabeth Kapatsina, GDCh

Arfvedson Schlenk Award

Donated by Albemarle

The German Chemical Society (GDCh; Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker) award recognizes outstanding scientific and technical achievements in the field of lithium chemistry. The prize is endowed with EUR 7,500.

Johann August Arfvedson was the chemist who discovered the element lithium while Wilhelm Schlenk is known as a pioneer in organolithium chemistry.

Due date for nominations 10 February 2017

E-mail to Barbara Köhler, GDCh

The Robert Burwell Lectureship in Catalysis

Spon­sored by John­son Matthey

The award of the North Amer­i­can Catal­y­sis Soci­ety recog­nizes sub­stan­tial con­tri­bu­tions to one or more areas in the field of catal­y­sis with empha­sis on dis­cov­ery and under­stand­ing of cat­alytic phe­nom­ena, cat­alytic reac­tion mech­a­nisms and iden­ti­fi­ca­tion and descrip­tion of cat­alytic sites and species. The Awardee will be selected on the basis of his/her con­tri­bu­tions to the cat­alytic lit­er­a­ture and the cur­rent time­li­ness of these research con­tri­bu­tions. The recip­i­ent may be invited to (1) visit and lec­ture to each of the affil­i­ated Clubs/Societies with which mutu­ally sat­is­fac­tory arrange­ments can be made and (2) pre­pare a review paper(s) for pub­li­ca­tion cov­er­ing these lec­tures.

It comes with an honorarium of US$ 5,000 and US$ 4,500 to cover travelling expenses in North America.

Due date for nominations 3 March 2017

E-mail to Enrique Igle­sia, Pres­i­dent of the North Amer­i­can Catal­y­sis Soci­ety

2017 Reaxys PhD Prize

Sponsored by Elsevier

Applicants must be in a PhD program or have finished their PhD after January 1, 2016. Each submission should include a published, peer-reviewed article, a CV (resumé), and a letter of recommendation from their PhD supervisor.
All submissions will be reviewed by internationally renowned chemists who will consider each entry for originality, innovation, importance and applicability of the research; rigor of approach and methodology; quality and clarity of published work; and supporting evidence of these accomplishments from the recommendation letter and CV. 45 finalists will be selected, who will be invited to the 2017 Reaxys PhD Prize Symposium, which will be held in Shanghai this October. Travel bursaries are provided together with accommodation. All finalists for the Prize will join the Reaxys Prize Club, a unique, international network of chemists from all research areas and career paths which provides travel bursaries for members to meet and study with one another. Finalists will also receive access to Reaxys and Reaxys Medical Chemistry. Other benefits include sponsorship for lectures and support with the organization of Prize Club meetings.

Due date for applications 13 March 2017

EurJIC-Wöhler Young Investigator Prize

The prize honores a young scientist of any nationality who has completed a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Chemistry for an excellent scientific publication in a field within Inorganic Chemistry. The selected paper, in which the candidate appears as correspondence author, should have been published within two years before the nomination. The nominee will be an independent researcher, but not yet in an established academic or industrial position.

The prize comprises a certificate and €1500.- and will be awarded at the Symposium “Highlights in Inorganic Chemistry” of the Wöhler-Vereinigung of the GDCh-Wissenschaftsforum Chemie. The prize is financially supported by ChemPubSoc Europe, the publishing arm of 16 European Chemical Societies.

Due date for nominations 30 March 2017

E-mail to Dipl.-Biol. Nicole Bürger, Wöhler Vereinigung für Anorganische Chemie, GDCh-Geschäftsstelle, Frankfurt, Germany

ACHEMA Start-Up Award

DECHEMA, the Business Angels FrankfurtRheinMain, and the High-Tech Gründerfons want to pave the road for innovation in chemistry, process engineering, and biotechnology. From the first idea to the concept and business plan phase, the award supports (future) founders by providing what they need most: Advice and help from industry and finance experts, contact to potential customers and investors and a high visibility to the global industry.

Up to ten start-ups will be given the opportunity to introduce themselves at ACHEMA 2018 within the framework of a start-up price stand as well as a special pitch session and to establish contacts. Three winners will also receive a prize of 10,000 euros each.

Due date for submission of ideas 31 March 2017 (31 July: submission of concepts 31 November: business plans)

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