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Geminal atom catalysts for more sustainable organic synthesis
In an international collaboration, researchers from the NUS, A*STAR, Tsinghua University, and E...
Recipients of 2023 Young Talents Fellowship
We’re excited to announce the six recipients of our 2023 Young Talents Fellowship, who will c...
Recipients of 2023 Turbo Grants
We are thrilled to announce the recipients of our first edition of the NCCR Catalysis Turbo Gra...
SCNAT Platform Chemistry Ethics Series 2023 ETH Zurich workshop
The 2023 SCNAT Platform Chemistry Ethics Series at ETH Zurich is organized by SCNAT, ETH Zurich...
Science communication seminar with Dr. Fernando Gomollón-Bel
We have the pleasure of welcoming Dr. Fernando Gomollón-Bel for a science communication semina...
NCCR Catalysis Annual Retreat 2023
On March 27-29 2023, NCCR Catalysis held its Annual Retreat in Lucerne, Switzerland. We welcome...
Launch of Turbo Grant
In March 2023, we launched our spin-off support program, the NCCR Catalysis Turbo Grant. With t...
Release of statement by Director Prof. Javier Pérez-Ramírez
We are excited to release a statement by NCCR Catalysis Director Prof. Javier Pérez-Ramírez f...
Seminar with Prof. Mark Lautens on Reversible catalytic reactions
The group of Prof. Jérôme Waser at EPFL hosted Prof. Mark Lautens as visiting professor in ea...
Arnold (Abel) Gimeno joins as Administrative Assistant
Arnold (Abel) Gimeno joined our Project Office team in February as Administrative Assistant. He...
Kjell Jorner starts as Assistant Professor of Digital Chemistry
Prof. Kjell Jorner was appointed in May 2022 as Assistant Professor of Digital Chemistry at ETH...
Romain Graux joins as Data Officer
Romain Graux joined our Project Office team in January as Data Officer. He recently completed h...
Lecture by Prof. Heather J. Kulik on ML-accelerated computational materials discovery
We have the pleasure of welcoming Prof. Heather J. Kulik for an open-to-all lecture on Addressi...
SCNAT Platform Chemistry Ethics Series 2022 EPFL workshop
The 2022 re-launch of the SCNAT Platform Chemistry Ethics Series at EPFL was organized by SCNAT...
Recipients of 2022 Young Talents Fellowship
We’re excited to announce the six recipients of our 2022 Young Talents Fellowship, who will c...
Reaction insights help make sustainable liquid fuels
Methanol, produced from carbon dioxide in the air, can be used to make carbon neutral fuels. Bu...
SCNAT Platform Chemistry Ethics Series 2022 ETH Zurich workshop
The 2022 re-launch of the SCNAT Platform Chemistry Ethics Series at ETH Zurich was organized by...
Nickel electrocatalysts for one-step synthesis of long hydrocarbons from CO2
A collaboration supported by NCCR Catalysis between the groups of Profs. J. Pérez-Ramírez at ...
NCCR Catalysis Annual Event 2022
On June 9-10 2022, NCCR Catalysis held its first Annual Event at ETH Zurich, Campus Hönggerber...
Release of video on sustainability of chemicals through the lens of planetary boundaries
We had a great time shooting a video with the teams of Prof. Javier Pérez-Ramírez and Prof. G...
Seminar with Prof. Abigail G. Doyle on data science tools for synthetic chemists
We had the pleasure of welcoming Prof. Abigail G. Doyle for an open-to-all seminar on Developme...
NCCR Catalysis Sustainability Day 2022
On May 12 2022, NCCR Catalysis held its first Sustainability Day. The morning session combined ...
Tutorial lectures by Prof. Bert Weckhuysen on operando spectroscopy of catalysts
We had the pleasure of welcoming Prof. Bert M. Weckhuysen for two tutorial lectures held in hyb...
Launch of short explainer animation
We're excited to launch a short animation to introduce NCCR Catalysis to the broad public and t...
Videos on life cycle assessment of chemicals
PhD student Jing Huo and postdoctoral researcher Dr. Eric Bradford, both working in the group o...
Promotions for Prof. Raffaella Buonsanti and Prof. Bill Morandi
Prof. Raffaella Buonsanti, Core PI at EPFL and Work Package 3 Coordinator at NCCR Catalysis, wa...
First NCCR Catalysis Industry Panel meeting held
We brought together our Industry Panel for the first time with an online meeting. Here, we coul...
Seminar on publishing data sets in online digital repositories
In this seminar, the NCCR Catalysis Project Office will present the program's strategy for fulf...
Ajdin Zekjiri joins as Administrative Assistant
Ajdin Zekjiri joined our Project Office as Administrative Assistant in February, and is our tea...
Sandmeyer 2022 Award for the IBM RXN for Chemistry team
The Sandmeyer Award by the Swiss Chemical Society is presented to a team or an individual for o...
Swiss Green & Sustainable Chemistry Award 2022 for Prof. Xile Hu
The Swiss Green & Sustainable Chemistry Award was implemented by the Swiss Chemical Society...
NCCR Catalysis PIs among Clarivate’s 2021 list of Highly Cited Researchers
Prof. Maksym Kovalenko, Core PI at ETH Zurich, and Prof. Xile Hu, Core PI at EPFL, ranked among...
Ryoji Noyori Prize for Prof. Erick M. Carreira
The Ryoji Noyori Prize by Takasago International Corporation and administered by the Society of...
NCCR Catalysis at 2021 ILMAC Forum
Management Team members Lauren Gamp, Dr. Marie Francine Lagadec and Dr. Sebastiaan Huber repres...
Conclusion of Y1 with evaluation meeting
Our program turned one in August 2021, and we wrapped up the first year with an in-person evalu...
Rössler Prize and Max Planck Fellowship for Prof. Andreas Krause
The Rössler Prize by ETH Zurich is awarded to promising young scientists in the middle of an a...
Summer School on Catalysis and Sustainable Chemistry
The Swiss Summer School 2021: Catalysis and Sustainable Chemistry is co-organized by the Swiss ...
Robert K. Grasselli Award for Prof. Javier Pérez-Ramírez
The 2021 EFCATS Robert K. Grasselli Award for Catalysis honours outstanding theoretical and exp...
Dr. Philippe Schwaller appointed as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Postdoctoral researcher Dr. Philippe Schwaller was appointed as Tenure-Track Assistant Professo...
Seminar on technology transfer and spin-offs
In this seminar, Dr. Christoph Fik from ETH transfer will overview how and when to valorize res...
European Inventor Award for Prof. Robert Grass and Prof. Wendelin Stark
With the European Inventor Award, the European Patent Office honours individual inventors and t...
Lauren Gamp joins as Knowledge and Technology Transfer Officer
Lauren Gamp joined our Management Team as Knowledge and Technology Transfer (KTT) Officer in Ju...
Coblentz Award for Prof. Sandra Luber
The Coblentz Award by the Coblentz Society is presented annually to an outstanding young molecu...
Symposium on industrial biocatalysis
The 12th Wädenswil Day of Life Sciences hosts the 3rd Competence Center of Biocatalysis Sympos...
Summer school on big data and machine learning for chemistry
The Summer School on Big Data and Machine Learning for Chemistry is co-organized by EPFL and ET...
Seminar on electronic lab notebooks with demonstrations
In this seminar, members of NCCR Catalysis will demonstrate a variety of electronic lab noteboo...
Dan Maydan Prize for Prof. Maksym Kovalenko
The Dan Maydan Prize is awarded yearly to emerging and outstanding young scientists from Israel...
Heilbronner-Hückel Lectureship Award for Prof. Clémence Corminboeuf
The Heilbronner-Hückel Lecture Series is a joint initiative by the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chem...
Prof. Javier Pérez-Ramírez at Nature Nano Talks
Nature Nanotechnology will host a virtual panel discussion with panelists from industry and aca...
Prof. Jeremy Luterbacher now Associate Professor
Prof. Jeremy S. Luterbacher, a Core PI of NCCR Catalysis and previously Tenure Track Assistant ...
Dr. Margaret Faul Award 2021 for Prof. Cristina Nevado
The Dr. Margaret Faul Award for Women in Chemistry is awarded to young woman within the first 1...
Prof. Thomas Ward awarded 2021 ACS Catalysis Lectureship
The ACS Catalysis Lectureship for the Advancement of Catalytic Science is awarded to an individ...
NCCR Catalysis at NCCR MARVEL Sector Day 2021
The NCCR Catalysis was invited to attend the virtual NCCR MARVEL Sector Day 2021 on Chemistry a...
Prof. Raffaella Buonsanti awarded Werner Prize 2021
The Werner Prize by the Swiss Chemical Society is awarded to promising young scientists for out...
Project Office is operative
The NCCR Catalysis Project Office is now operative. It consists of Dr. Marie Francine Lagadec (...
Launch of NCCR Catalysis
We're delighted to announce the launch of the NCCR Catalysis, which is funded by the Swiss Nati...