It's our pleasure to annound the call for the SCS awards 2016. It's one of our strategic measures to award scientific excellence and to honor outstanding scientific contributions in a wide range of chemistry fields.
Please submitt your nominations for one of the eight SCS scientific awards 2016 by end of September 2015.
Paracelsus Prize, CHF 20'000 and gold medal
The Paracelsus Prize is awarded to an internationally outstanding scientist for his or her lifetime achievements in chemical research. It is awarded every two years.
Werner Prize, 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.
Balmer Prize, 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.
Sandmeyer Award, 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 ba Swiss national. The prize is awarded annually.
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 at 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)
For more details, please visit our website on www.scg.ch/awards.
David Spichiger, SCS