Green & Sustainable Chemistry Award

CHF 10,000

This prize was awarded the first time in 2021 and was implemented in collaboration with Syngenta as founding partner and SusChem Switzerland as hosting institution. It targets young professors, up to the age of 45, that are working in the field of Green and Sustainable Chemistry and recognizes outstanding scientific discoveries that lay the foundation for environmentally friendly approaches and products.

The prize is awarded annually and is endowed by Syngenta Crop Protection AG.

Nominations for 2022

Nominations are invited from organizations and individuals. Self-nominations are not admitted.

A nomination must include:

  • A nomination letter (statement of the research areas in chemistry on which the nomination is based).
  • A brief curriculum vitae (max 2 pages).
  • A list of 5 of the nominee's most important scientific publications.
  • Not more than three seconding nomination letters.

The documents (language E/D/F) should be sent electronically to . Seconding letters can be submitted directly to  or included in the dossier.

The deadline for all documents to reach the Swiss Chemical Society is September 30, 2021.

The award ceremony will take place at the Swiss Chemistry Science Night 2022 and the award lecture will be part of the program of one of events in 2022.