Chemical Landmarks - Call for Nominations

The SCNAT "Platform Chemistry" has launched the initiative "Chemical Landmarks" (Historische Stätten der Chemie / Monuments historiques de la Chimie). Chemical heritage abounds in the soil and soul of Switzerland. Commemorating key scientific and technological milestones and landmarks in Swiss Chemistry enriches our culture and preserves a record of the importance of innovation to Swiss prosperity. Share with us an aspect of Swiss chemical history that you would like to be designated "Chemical Landmark". Provide a description of the site or place with a detailed statement of its historical importance (maximum of three A4 pages). Further documentations with photos etc. are welcome. Please submit your nomination until May 31st, 2009 to Dr. Barbara Winter ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , +41 31 310 40 96).