Organic Chemistry Network

The network connects researchers from industry and academia with an interest in the synthesis of novel organic compounds as well as the development of new synthetic routes. It is part of the SCS Division of Fundamental Research and closely linked to several other SCS Networks as well as to the EuChemS Divisions of Organic Chemistry.

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The aims of the OC Network are

  • Organizing meetings, seminars, workshops and lectures.
  • Providing networking platforms for organic chemists to exchange ideas and expert knowledge between academia and industry.
  • Disseminating community information and promoting activities of partner organizations.
  • Representing the community’s interests in national and international organizations.

Main activities

  • Organize the SCS Fall Meeting Organic Chemistry Session.
  • Coordinates the SCS Lectureship tours of invited speakers in the field.
  • Educate young scientist by organizing the bi-annual Summer School on Organic Chemistry.
  • Inform the community via Social Media channels and this website.
  • Take the guest editor role for CHIMIA thematic issues on a regular basis.
  • Represent the Swiss Chemial Society in the EuChemS Division of Organic Chemistry.