Section of Photochemistry (PCS)
The PCS of the Swiss Chemical Society is a forum for photochemists, photophysicists and photobiologists. It has around 100 members. The Section is a member of the European Photochemistry Association (EPA).
The aims of the PCS are
- to expand its members basic knowledge and practical expertise in photochemistry, photophysics and photobiology
- to promote the application of light in areas such as synthesis, electronics, materials science, biology and medicine. The Section is a member of the European Photochemistry Association (EPA)
- Appointing two delegates to the SCS Awards Committee who review nominations for the Grammaticakis-Neumann Prize. This prize is awarded for an outstanding contribution by a young researcher to the science of photochemistry (www.scg.ch/awards/grammaticakis.html)
- Organizing or co-organizing conferences, meetings and workshops