The Ružička-Prize, organized by the Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences of ETH Zurich and sponsored by dsm-firmenich, is intended for a young researcher (age limit 40 years) who has published an outstanding paper in the field of chemistry. In order to be considered for the prize, the work must have been carried out either in Switzerland or by a Swiss national abroad.

Proposals for the outstanding researcher award should be sent by e-mail to and or

ETH Zürich, D-CHAB
Dep. of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences
Prof. Dr. Christophe Copéret
HCI H 209
Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 2
8093 Zürich

at the latest until September 16, 2024. The heads of chemical divisions, departments or industries are requested to draw attention to the Ružička-Prize 2024 in an appropriate manner.

About the Ružička Prize

The Ružička Prize, named after the ETH professor and Nobel laureate Leopold Ružička, is considered one of the most important awards for the promotion of young scientists in the field of chemistry in Switzerland. The Ružička Prize is sponsored by:  

Former Awardees Ruzicka Prize

Website Ružička-Prize

David Spichiger, SCS