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Jan 29, 2018 Polymers and Fuels from Renewable Resources
Otto Roelen Medal for Charlotte K. Williams Oxford University / UK The award ceremony will take place on 15 March 2018 during the 51th Annual Meeting of German Catalysis Scientists in Weimar.
Jan 18, 2018 Trend report "cybersecurity in cyberspace - the system security challenge"
The trend report cybersecurity is about the implications that industry 4.0 has on the safety and...
Jan 11, 2018 Inspired by nature - scalable chemical factory due to photomicroreactors
DECHEMA Prize for Timothy Noël of the TU Eindhoven
Dec 14, 2017 Call for nominations: DECHEMA Industrial Bioprocess Award
The inaugural “DECHEMA Industrial Bioprocess Award” will be presented to an outstanding PhD thesis in 2018. Young PhD students who have made industrially profound contributions during their theses are invited to apply for...
Sep 25, 2017 Hellmuth Fischer Medal 2018 – Call for Nominations
wanted: works contributed towards extending or deepening the fundamentals of electrochemistry, corrosion or corrosion protection
Aug 16, 2017 ACHEMA 2018: Great Expectations for the World Forum of the Process Industries
Some 9 months before the start there are unmistakable signs that ACHEMA 2018 will be a crowd-puller. More than 2700 exhibitors from all around the globe have already booked a stand at this leading show for the process...
Jul 19, 2017 How the European chemical industry could become carbon neutral by 2050
A new report "Low carbon energy and feedstock for the European chemical industry" released today explores how the chemical industry can become carbon neutral by 2050.
Jul 10, 2017 Experts call for comprehensive research to exploit enormous potential of phytoextracts
In its current position paper “Phytoextracts – Proposal towards a new and comprehensive research focus”, the ProcessNet sub-division “Phytoextracts – Products and processes” outlines the state of research and technology
Jun 20, 2017 Call for nominations of outstanding catalysis researchers for the Otto Roelen Medal 2018
In 2018, the 12th Otto Roelen Medal will be awarded for an outstanding achievement in catalysis research. DECHEMA and the German Catalysis Society (GeCatS) invite researchers and scientists to propose international...
Jun 08, 2017 New Roadmap: Chemical Reaction Engineering is a key enabler for product innovations
The completely updated “Roadmap Chemical Reaction Engineering” developed by the ProcessNet Subject Division Chemical Reaction Engineering shows: Chemical Reaction Engineering is a key enabler for product innovations and new...
May 03, 2017 ACHEMA 2018 – Call for Papers for Congress and PRAXISforums
Contributions to the congress program and PRAXISforums of ACHEMA 2018 can be submitted as of now. Scientists from industry and research institutions are invited to submit their papers until September 22, 2017 via internet
Mar 20, 2017 Successful basic research with an industrial impact: Maricruz Sanchez-Sanchez awarded the Jochen Block Prize 2017
This is in recognition of her exceptional contributions to an understanding of the catalytic conversion of short-chain hydrocarbons into valuable products.
Mar 20, 2017 ACHEMA 2018: Preparations moving into high gear
There is still over a year to go before ACHEMA 2018 opens, nevertheless preparations are moving into high gear: more than 2,400 companies have already ordered a stand; by the time the halls open on 11 June 2018 the...
Feb 06, 2017 White paper: Standardization is key to the successful implementation of modular plants
Modular plant concepts are globally on the rise in order to shorten development and product cycles in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry. The White Paper Modular Plants gives an overview on current developments based...
Jan 18, 2017 Double award in anniversary year 2017: Alwin Mittasch Prize goes to Great Britain and China
In 2017 the Alwin Mittasch Prize goes to two scientists. This prestigious award will be shared equally by Professor David Cole-Hamilton, University of St. Andrews/UK, and its industrial application, and Professor Xinhe Bao,...
Dec 15, 2016 Finding the next generation of carbon – “flue gases become feedstock”
Sustainability and reducing emissions are key targets for the process industry in Europe. Finding alternative carbon feedstocks is one approach to reaching these goals and is the aim of the new half a million Euro project EU...
Oct 16, 2016 Willi Keim Prize for an Outstanding Young Chemist
The Willi Keim Prize is being awarded to Dr. Ulrich Hintermair, University of Bath / United Kingdom, for his original and creative contributions to the design of catalytic systems based on molecular complexes in alternative...
Jun 22, 2016 Call for nominations for the Alwin Mittasch Prize
Outstanding contributions towards extending the fundamentals of catalysis and its exemplary industrial application will be awarded
Mar 17, 2016 High value – low price: effective catalysts for fuel cells
Otto Roelen Medal for Peter Strasser
Nov 03, 2015 DECHEMA and Hanover Fairs Sulamerica join forces: TeQ 2016 brings together global industry players in Brazil
DECHEMA Gesellschaft für Chemische Technik und Biotechnologie e.V. and Hanover Fairs Sulamerica join forces for the organization of TeQ 2016, the international trade show for process industry suppliers.
Oct 29, 2015 AchemAsia 2016: Leading trade show for the process industries in China for the tenth time
From May 9-12, 2016, AchemAsia will open its gates in Beijing.
Oct 28, 2015 Hanns Hofmann Award 2015 goes to Erik von Harbou
The Hanns Hofmann Award of the ProcessNet Subject Division Reaction Engineering is being conferred on Assistant Professor Dr.-Ing. Erik von Harbou of TU Kaiserslautern for his outstanding achievements in the area of the...
Jun 01, 2015 Call for nominations of outstanding catalysis researchers for the Otto Roelen Medal 2016

Mar 30, 2015 Successful debut: products2come enters the next round
Products2come, the first online technology transfer and partnering event for the life sciences, has passed its crucial test with flying colours.
Mar 12, 2015 Bridge-builder between model catalysis and industrial application
Robert Schlögl awarded the Alwin Mittasch Prize 2015
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