Sandmeyer Award

CHF 10,000 for individuals or CHF 20,000 for groups

The Sandmeyer Award is presented to a team or an individual for outstanding work in the field of industrial or applied chemistry. The work must have been carried out in Switzerland or abroad by a team including Swiss nationals. The award may be presented to an individual – Swiss or foreign national – if the work was carried out in Switzerland. The award may be presented to an individual for work carried out abroad if the person is Swiss.
Tenured professors will not be considered for the award as individuals. In the case of foreign teams, the Swiss member must have made a substantial contribution to the work. There is no age restriction.
The prize is awarded annually.

Nominations are invited from organizations and individuals. Self-nominations are admitted.

A nomination must include:

  • Brief curriculum vitae/s (max 2 pages/person).

  • A detailed description of the work including publications if available.

  • A nomination letter.

  • Not more than two seconding nomination letters.

The documents (language E/D/F) listed under 1-3 should be sent electronically as a single pdf file to   (e.g. nominee name-sandmeyer.pdf). Seconding letters should also be submitted electronically.

The deadline for all documents to reach the Swiss Chemical Society is September 30, 2024.