As one of our four strategic pillars, SCS awards excellence in science/chemistry and calls for nominations for the 2017 SCS Awards.
Nominations have to be submitted electronically to . The deadline for all documents to reach the Swiss Chemical Society is September 30, 2016.
For specific award information and required documents please visit our website http://scg.ch/awards
CHF 10,000 and medal in bronze
The Werner Prize is awarded to a promising young Swiss scientist or scientist working in Switzerland for outstanding independent chemical research. At the time of the award the candidate may not be a tenured professor or someone in a higher position in industry, and should be younger than 40. The prize is awarded annually.
The Grammaticakis-Neumann Prize is awarded to a promising young scientist for outstanding independent research in photochemistry, photophysics or molecular photobiology. At the time of the award the candidate may not be a tenured professor or a person in a higher position in industry, and should be younger than 40. The prize is awarded bi-annually as of 2015.
CHF 2,000 for individuals and CHF 2,000 for the school’s chemistry department or CHF 3,000 for a group and CHF 1,000 for the school’s chemistry department and medal in bronze
The Balmer Prize is awarded to a teacher working in Switzerland at high school (gymnasium) level for innovation in chemistry teaching. The innovation must be easily applicable in current teaching and the costs for materials must be modest. The candidate may not make any claim to copyright in the innovation. The prize is awarded annually.
Dr. Max Lüthi Award
CHF 1,000 and medal in bronze
The Dr. Max Lüthi Award is presented for an outstanding diploma thesis in Chemistry conducted at a Swiss University of Applied Sciences. Nominations must be submitted by the head of the Chemistry Department of a Swiss University of Applied Sciences. The prize is awarded annually.
Clariant CleanTech Award Switzerland
CHF 10,000 in total, CHF 5'000 for the winner
The Clariant CleanTech Award Switzerland is available to successful Master students, PhD students, and Postdocs who have distinguished themselves with outstanding scientific achievements in Switzerland in areas of Sustainable Chemistry such as resource efficiency, renewable energy, renewable raw materials or green technologies and environmental protection. The prize is awarded every 18 months.
Deadline for this award is July 31.2016. SCS Awards are sponsored and supported by
CHF 10,000 for individuals or CHF 20,000 for groups
The Sandmeyer Prize is awarded to a person - excluding tenured professors - or to a group for outstanding work in industrial or applied chemistry. The work must be completed in Switzerland or with the involvement of a Swiss national. The prize is awarded annually and supported by the Division of Industrial and Applied Chemistry of the SCS.
KGF/SCS Industrial Science Awards
The KGF/SCS Industrial Scientific Awards are given to scientists working in Switzerland that are still working in industrial R&D.
Industrial Investigator Award honors successful investigators with outstanding achievements.
Certificate and cash check of CHF 7’000
Senior Industrial Investigator Award honors very successful and established investigators with outstanding achievements over many years.
Certificate and cash check of CHF 10’000
Distinguished Industrial Investigator Award honors senior scientists on the top of their research career for their lifetime achievements.
Certificate and cash check of CHF 15’000
Rewarded only on decision by the board
SCS Awards are sponsored and supported by
David Spichiger, SCS