Swiss CleanTech Award 2021
Once again congratulations to Selina K. Kaiser, ETH Zürich for winning the first prize (CHF 5'000) of the Swiss CleanTech Award 2021 for her research on «Nanostructured Catalysis for Sustainable Acetylene-Based Vinyl Chloride Production
Swiss CleanTech Award
The award program honors outstanding scientific achievements of Master students, PhD students, and Postdocs in Switzerland in the field of Sustainable Chemistry, in areas such as resource efficiency, renewable energy, renewable raw materials or green technologies and environmental protection. With Research & Development the chemical industry contributes to tackle the challenges of our society by creating product and process innovation. As a company that creates value through sustainability and innovation, Clariant is particularly concerned about strengthening the knowledge base of CleanTech in Switzerland by sponsoring basic research and fostering the knowledge and technology transfer between industry and academia.
The Swiss CleanTech Award is available to successful Master students, PhD students, and Postdocs who have distinguished themselves with outstanding scientific achievements at the Departments of Chemistry and adjacent disciplines of Universities, Universities of Applied Sciences and Institutes in Switzerland in areas of Sustainable Chemistry such as resource efficiency, renewable energy, renewable raw materials or green technologies and environmental protection.
Master students, PhD students, and Postdocs will be considered with regard to their different levels of training. Read more about the award program.
Céline Wittwer, SCS