Swiss CleanTech Award
The Swiss CleanTech Award is available to successful Master students, PhD students, and Postdocs who have distinguished themselves with outstanding scientific achievements at the Departments of Chemistry and adjacent disciplines of Universities, Universities of Applied Sciences and Institutes in Switzerland in areas of Sustainable Chemistry such as resource efficiency, renewable energy, renewable raw materials or green technologies and environmental protection.
Master students, PhD students, and Postdocs will be considered with regard to their different levels of training.
Applicants are requested to submit
- their curriculum vitae,
- a brief description of the scientific results (max. 5 pages), and
- an expert assessment from a supervisor
Procedure, Presentations of the Finalists and Ceremony
The jury will invite 3-4 finalists to present their project in a 10min short presentation at the Swiss Green & Sustainable Chemistry Days 2023. Taking into account the nomination dossier and the presentation, the jury decides on the winners and the distribution of the prize sum of CHF 10'000 among the finalists.
Winner: Selina K. Kaiser, ETH Zurich
Runners-up: Scott R. Docherty, ETH Zurich, Wooseok Yang, University of Zurich, Ahmed Elabd, University of Fribourg
Winner: Ydna Marie Questell-Santiago, EPFL Lausanne
Runners-up: Amita Ummadisingu, EPFL Lausanne, Erwin Lam, ETH Zurich, Jan-Georg Rosenboom and Peter Fleckenstein, ETH Zurich
Winner: Jingshan Luo, EPF Lausanne
Runners-up: Markus Jeschek, ETH Zürich/University of Basel, Amit, Nagarkar, University of Fribourg, Fang Song, EPF Lausanne