In 2024, the 15th 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 candidates who have made significant contributions in this field, especially with regard to application-oriented research.
The Otto Roelen Medal is endowed with 5000 Euro and sponsored by the OQ Chemicals GmbH. Nominations will be evaluated by the Expert Committee of the Otto Roelen Medal.
The prize will be awarded at the GeCatS Party at the 57. Jahrestreffen Deutscher Katalytiker in March 2024 in Weimar/Germany.
Proposals for nominations should be submitted before 22 September 2023.
Proposals should be accompanied by a detailed justification, the candidate’s CV and a list of publications and patents. Reference letters from industry are appreciated. Self-nominations are not accepted.
The Otto Roelen Medal was initiated in 1997 by Hoechst AG and is named after the discoverer of hydroformulation. Originally limited to the field of homogeneous catalysis, the prize is now open to international researchers in the whole field of catalysis.
Former award winners can be found here
If you need further information, please contact Dr. Maike Andresen.