It’s our pleasure to announce the winners of the 2020 SCS Awards. We would like to sincerely congratulate all winners for their outstanding scientific contributions, and we are looking forward to the award ceremonies and lectures that will take place at one of our upcoming SCS events.


Werner Prize 2021

Prof. Raffaella Buonsanti,
EPFL Lausanne,

for her original and significant contributions in the chemistry development of tailored nanomaterials and their applications in catalysis, especially CO2 electroreduction.

The award lecture takes place at the SCS Fall Meeting 2021 on September 10.


Sandmeyer Award 2021

Casale SA and Clariant, namely
Dr. Pierdomenico Biasi, Mr. John D' Alessandri, Mr. Ermanno Fillippi Mr. Sergio Panza, Casale SA and
Dr. Rene Eckert, Dr. Marvin Estenfelder, Dr. Stephan Reitmeier, Dr. Andreas Reitzmann, Clariant AG

for their achievements obtained in the field of catalysis and reaction engineering, especially for the development and implementation of the AmoMax®-Casale, a new catalyst for a greener and less energy consuming process for industrial large scale ammonia synthesis.

The award lecture takes place at the SCS Fall Meeting on September 10, 2021 and at the Freiburger Symposium on April 23, 2021.


SCS Senior Industrial Science Award 2021

Dr. Andrew Edmunds,
Syngenta Crop Protection AG,

for his impressive track record of achievements in the field of chemistry and crop protection reflected in 140 patents, 28 publications and more than 20 lectures at universities and international conferences.

The award lecture takes place at the SCS Fall Meeting 2021 on September 10.


SCS Industrial Science Award 2021

Dr. Cornelia Zumbrunn,
Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd,

for her key contributions as a medicinal chemistry project leader in the challenging field of antibiotic drug discovery, including her contributions to several anti-bacterial research projects and the development of a significant number of chemical series into advanced compounds, some of which were ultimately selected as preclinical development candidates.

The award lecture takes place at the SCS Fall Meeting 2021 on September 10.


SCS Green & Sustainable Chemistry Award 2021

Prof.  Francesca Paradisi,
University of Bern,

for her ground-breaking work in developing eco-friendly and ultra-efficient biotransformations for the synthesis of high-value chemicals, dramatically increasing the applicability of biocatalysis.

The award lecture takes place at the 2nd Swiss Green & Sustainable Chemistry Day on September 22, 2021.


METAS Award 2021

Dr. Kristýna Kantnerová,
EMPA Dübendorf,

for her excellent and timely work in the field of metrology of clumped isotopes of nitrous oxides.

The award lecture takes place at the CHanalysis on May 6-7, 2021.


Simon-Widmer Award 2021

Prof. Andrew deMello,
ETH Zurich

for his great contributions to the field of bioanalytical science and microfluidic technology.

The award lecture takes place at the CHanalysis on May 7-8, 2021


Dr. Max Lüthi Award 2021

Mr. Stefan Näf,
ZHAW Wädenswil

für seine herausragende Bachelorarbeit „Chirale Selektoren für die Enantiomerentrennung kleiner chiraler Moleküle“.

and to

Ms. Kristina Djordjevic,
FHNW Muttenz,

für ihre herausragende Bachelorarbeit „Generische SST`s im Kontext von HDX-MS Applikationen“

 

 


Grammaticakis-Neumann Award 2021

The SCS postponed the 2021 Grammaticakis-Neumann Award to 2022.


Balmer Prize 2021

No Prize is awarded in 2021. The next Prize will be in 2022.


Nomination deadline for the 2022 Awards is September 30, 2021.
scg.ch/awards

 

 


David Spichiger, SCS
10.12.2020