Awards Accepting Nominations

  • Author: ChemistryViews
  • Published: 10 November 2010
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  • Associated Societies: DECHEMA (Gesellschaft für Chemische Technik und Biotechnologie e.V.), Germany | Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh), Germany
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► Please find links to awards accepting nominations listed below:

Science4Life Venture Cup 2019

Life Sciences, Chemistry, and Energy—The business plan competition offers young entrepreneurs with entrepreneurial spirit and technology-oriented start-ups comprehensive training and further education opportunities in these three future-oriented industries. The participants are supported by a strong network of experts and can win prize money of 82,000 euros.

The Venture Cup is divided into three phases. The idea phase is about the description of the business idea, the business model is presented in the concept phase, and at the end of the business plan phase the complete business plan is written. Entry into the competition is possible at every stage.

◷ Due date for applications: Phase 1: October 12, 2018, Phase: 2 January 18, 2019, Phase 3: April 12, 2019

Clara Immerwahr Award 2019

The UniSysCat prize is promoting equity and excellence in catalysis research fostering young female scientists at an early stage of their career. The award is dedicated to Dr. Clara Immerwahr (1870–1915), who was the first woman in Germany to earn a doctorate in Physical Chemistry in 1900.

The award is given annually to a young female scientist at an early stage of her career (postdoctoral fellow, junior researcher) for outstanding results in Catalysis Research. It is associated with a financial support of 15.000 Euro for research stays at UniSysCat. UniSysCat (Unifying Systems in Catalysis) involves senior and junior researchers from the four universities in Berlin and Potsdam, both Germany.

◷ Due date for nominations: November 30, 2018

DECHEMA Industrial Bioprocess Award

The DECHEMA prize is awarded to Young scientists who have made industrially profound contributions to biochemical engineering during their Ph.D. thesis (thesis between December 2017 and November 2018). The award that is offered for the second time comes with €5,000 prize money and is being sponsored by the industrial members of the DECHEMA working party “Biochemical Engineering“.

◷ Due date for nominations: December 1, 2018

Dr. Margaret Faul Award for Women in Chemistry

Sponsored by Georg Thieme Publishers and Science of Synthesis

The newly created award honors women scientists within the first 15 years of their independent career who have made a significant contribution to synthetic chemistry (organic chemistry, organometallic chemistry, medical and biological chemistry, molecular design, and materials chemistry).
The award comprises 5,000 Euros.  The award will be presented at the European Symposium on Organic Chemistry (ESOC) in Vienna, Austria, in July, 2019. The winner will present her research in a lecture there.

◷ Due date for nominations: December 14, 2018
Email to Dr. Marcus White, Scientific Editor, Thieme

Heinrich Emanuel Merck Award for Analytical Science

Sponsored by Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

The award is intended for chemists up to the age of 45 working on the development of new analytical methods and their applications in areas of human interest. Their work should be directed towards the improvement of humanity's conditions of life, providing solutions to analytical problems in the areas of life sciences, material sciences, or environmental sciences.

◷ Due date for nominations: December 31, 2018

Future Insight Prize

Sponsored by Merck

This new research prize recognizes researchers who have made outstanding contributions to enable innovations important for the future of humanity in the categories of health, nutrition, and energy with up to € 1 million annually for the next 35 years.

In 2019, the prize will be awarded for the first time, for a visionary achievement in Pandemic Protection.

◷ Due date for nominations: December 31, 2018

E-mail to

Communicator Award

The prize is jointly given by the DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgesellschaft) and the Stifterverband. It recognizes scientists and academics who have communicated their research findings to the public with exceptional success. The prize comes with €50,000 prize money.

◷ Due date for nominations: January 4, 2018

Alwin Mittasch Prize for Catalysis Research

Sponsored by BASF SE

The German Catalysis Society (GeCatS) and DECHEMA Society for Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology e.V. prize is awarded to international scientists who have made outstanding contributions towards extending the fundamentals of catalysis and its exemplary industrial application. The Prize is endowed with 10,000 Euro. It will be awarded in a public ceremony at the EuropaCat in August 2019 in Aachen, Germany.

◷ Due date for nominations: February 18, 2019

EurJIC –Wöhler Young Investigator Prize

This award honors a young investigator in the field of Inorganic Chemistry for an excellent scientific publication in which the candidate is a correspondence author. The winner of the € 1500,- award will present a lecture on her/his research at the GDCh-Wissenschaftsforum Chemie 2019.

◷ Due date for nominations: March 30, 2019

Email to Nicole Bürger, GDCh

Paracelsus Prize

The Swiss Chemical Society prize is awarded to scholars who have produced outstanding scientific research in the field of chemistry at an international level. Winners are chosen irrespective of nationality. The award includes CHF 20,000 and a medal in gold.

◷ Due date for nominations: September 30, 2019

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DOI: 10.1002/chemv.201700015


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