Swiss Chemistry Science Night 2021

Swiss Chemistry Science Night 2021

This event will honor the winners of the 2020 and 2021 Swiss Chemical Society Awards in front of distinguished leaders from industry and academia as well as representatives from politics and the media. The evening will be a celebration of discovery and innovation in the chemical sciences.

Start Date 09.09.2021 - 17:30
Event End 09.09.2021 - 23:00
Location Casino Bern
Grosser Saal + Foyer Süd

17.00  Aperitif

Dr. Martin Vollmer, CTO, Clariant Ltd.
Dr. Leslie Fendt, Personalized Healthcare Strategy Leader, F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG

18.00  Welcome: Alain De Mesmaeker, SCS President
               Keynote addresses:
               Andrea Gmür, Ständerätin LU, Die Mitte
               Stephan Mumenthaler, Director scienceindustries
18.30  Celebration of the SCS Award Winners 2020:
               Prof. Scott E. Denmark, University of Illinois, USA
               Prof. Konrad Tiefenbacher, University Basel/ETH Zürich
               Ipatasertib Team F. Hoffmann La-Roche, Basel
               Dr. Frank Petersen, Novartis, Basel
               Dr. Hasane Ratni, F. Hoffmann La-Roche, Basel
               Dr. Denis Jacoby, Firmenich, Geneva
               Dr. Hans-Ueli Ehrensperger, Kantonsschule Frauenfeld
               Mr. Nicola C. Lüdi, ZHAW Wädenswil
19.30  Dinner
21.00  Celebration of the SCS Award Winners 2021:
               Prof. Raffaella Buonsanti, EPFL Lausanne
               Team from Casale SA and Clariant
               Dr. Andrew Edmunds, Syngenta, Stein
               Dr. Cornelia Zumbrunn, Idorsia, Allschwil
               Prof. Francesca Paradisi, University of Bern
               Dr. Kristýna Kantnerová, EMPA Dübendorf
               Prof. Andrew deMello, ETH Zurich
               Mr. Stefan Näf, ZHAW Wädenswil
               Ms. Kristina Djordjevic, FHNW Muttenz
22.00  Dessert, coffee
23.00  Official end

Participation in the event is by invitation only. Based on the situation around Covid-19, we will invite between 30 and 150 people.

The event is supported by our SCS Partnership companies.