Winners of the SISF-SCS Industrial Science Awards 2018

Logo SISF squareIt’s our pleasure to announce the winners of the 2018 SISF-SCS industrial science awards. We would like to sincerely congratulate the two winners and we are looking forward to the award lectures that will take place on the occasion of the SCS Fall Meeting at EPF Lausanne on September 7, 2018.


SISF-SCS Distinguished Investigator Award 2018 awarded to Dr. Paul W. Manley, Novartis

The prize is given to honor senior scientists for their lifetime achievements in chemical research. The winner receives a certificate and a cash check of CHF 15’000.

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Dr. Paul W. Manley, Novartis Pharmaceuticals AG, Basel,
for his impressive track record of success as a medicinal chemist, including 31 years in Basel at Sandoz/Novartis, working in several disease areas and on multiple classes of drug targets, including the invention of the commercial antileukemia drug Nilotinib

Past winners of the Distinguished Industrial Science Award
2015: Dr. Jürg Zimmermann, Novartis Pharma AG
2014: Dr. Hans-Ulrich Blaser
2013: Prof. Klaus Müller, Roche


SISF-SCS Senior Investigator Award 2018 awarded to Dr. Clemens Lamberth, Syngenta

The prize is given to honor very successful and established investigators with outstanding achievements over many years. The winner receives a certificate and a cash check of CHF 10’000.

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Dr. Clemens Lamberth, Syngenta Crop Protection AG, Stein,
for his impressive track record of success in the field of fungicide research within Crop Protection, including the invention of the fungicide Mandipropamid (Revus®, Pergado®).

Past winners of the Senior Industrial Science Award
2017: Dr. Emmanuel Pinard, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd
Dr. Thomas Netscher, DSM Nutritional Products
2016: Dr. Eric Francotte, Novartis Pharma AG;
Prof. Peter Nesvadba, BASF Schweiz AG
2015: Dr. Michelangelo Scalone, F. Hoffmann La Roche
2014: Dr. Werner Neidhart, F. Hoffmann La Roche AG
2013: Dr. Ian Lewis, Novartis;
PD Dr. Werner Bonrath, DSM


Past winners of the Industrial Science Award
2017: Dr. Richard Sedrani, Novartis Pharma AG
2016: Dr. Martin H. Bolli, Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Dr. Andreas Herrmann, Firmenich SA
2015: Dr. Dietmar Hüglin, BASF Schweiz AG
2014: Dr. Andreas Natsch, Givaudan Schweiz AG
Dr. Wolfgang Jahnke, Novartis AG
2013: Dr. Mark Rogers-Evans, Roche
 

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This award program was implemented by the Swiss Industry Science Fund (SISF) with support from the SCS in order to honor successful industrial scientists working in Switzerland. The program targets scientists from companies of any size working in the field of chemistry or chemical related sciences.
The nomination deadline for the 2019 awards is September 30, 2018 and nominations are welcome from
a) senior scientists or direct line managers to honor a successful team member
b) candidates (self-nomination) incl. a supporting letter from the direct line manager or another senior scientist of the candidate’s company
c) third parties incl. a supporting letter from a senior scientist of the candidate’s employer.

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David Spichiger, SCS
01.02.2018

 

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