Archive for the ‘Poster Prize’ Category

5th Industrial Green Chemistry World (IGCW-2017) International Convention & Ecosystem

5th Industrial Green Chemistry World (IGCW-2017) Convention & Ecosystem is taking place in Mumbai, India between 5-6 October 2017. IGCW-2017 will bring together key stakeholders of Indian Chemical Industry including senior Govt. officials and encourage collaborative initiatives by offering industrial networking platform to Researchers, Scientists and Technocrats.

Green Chemistry Associate Editor, Professor Chao-Jun Li, is going to be at the conference as an invited speaker. Also present as a speaker will be Green Chemistry Advisory Board member Professor C. Oliver Kappe.

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Green Chemistry New Zealand 2017

Green Chemistry New Zealand 2017 will take place in Auckland, New Zealand between 8 – 9 December 2017. The event will feature contributions covering different aspects of green and sustainable chemical science and technology.

Green Chemistry and Sustainable Energy & Fuels will be contributing prizes for the winning poster presentation abstracts. Green Chemistry Chair Philip Jessop will also be attending the event as a keynote speaker.

Early registration for the event closes on 1 August 2017. Full registration closes on 1 November 2017.

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Poster Prizes at the 5th Iberoamerican Meeting on Ionic Liquids (IMIL 2017)

The 5th Iberoamerican Meeting on Ionic Liquids took place on 5th-7th April at the Mendes Plaza Hotel in Santos, SP, Brazil. The event was sponsored by Green Chemistry and two poster prizes were awarded by a committee coordinated by the Green Chemistry Advisory Board Member Dr Robin D. Rogers of McGill University, Canada.
The first prize was awarded to Rafał Kukawka of the Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland for his poster ‘New Approach to Hydrosilylation Reaction in Ionic Liquids as Solvent in Microreactor System’.


Dr Robin Rogers with Rafał Kukawka (left)

The second prize was awarded to Guilherme J. Maximo of the University of Campinas, Brazil, for his poster ‘Biobased Ionic Liquid Crystal Mixtures: Tuning Physical Properties’.


Dr Robin Rogers with Guilherme Maximo (centre) and Ariel Hijo (left)

Congratulations to both winners!

For more information about IMIL 2017, please visit: fcfar.unesp.br/eventos/imil2017

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Poster Prizes at the 3rd International Green Catalysis Symposium 2017

From left to right: P. Dixneuf, C. Vis, R. Gonzales-Fernandez, L. Oro

The “3rd International Green Catalysis Symposium 2017” took place on 23rd-24th March at the University of Rennes. Green Chemistry and Catalysis Science & Technology sponsored poster prizes; Green Chemistry Advisory Board member and chairman of the symposium Professor Pierre Dixneuf (Rennes, France) and Professor Luis Oro (Zaragona, Spain) awarded the Green Chemistry prizes and the Catalysis Science & Technology prizes were presented by Christian Bruneau (Rennes, France).

The Green Chemistry prizes were awarded to Rebeca Gonzales-Fernandez (University of Oviedo, Spain) for her poster entitled “Ruthenium-catalyzed hydration/transfer hydrogenation of beta-ketonitriles: easy access to beta-hydroxyamides” and Carolien Vis (University of Utrecht, The Netherlands for her poster, “Tandem catalytic biomass conversion in Pickering emulsions”.

From left to right: G. Schieweck, C. Bruneau, A. Bruneau-Voisine, C. Darcel

The Catalysis Science & Technology prizes were awarded to Benjamin G. Schieweck (RWTH Aachen University), for his poster entitled “Highly active nickel catalyst for the hydrogenation of carbon dioxide to formate” and Antoine Bruneau-Voisine (University of Rennes), for his work on “Uses of well-defined manganese catalysts in homogeneous hydrogenation and methylation”.

Congratulations!

More information about the event can be seen on https://igcs2017.sciencesconf.org/

Group photo with the four awardees and Professors

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Poster Prizes at the 3rd International Symposium on Green Chemistry

The 3rd International Symposium on Green Chemistry (ISGC) took place on 3rd-7th May in La Rochelle, France. This was sponsored by Green Chemistry and a number of poster prizes were awarded by Green Chemistry Advisory Board member Professor Robin Rogers of McGill University, Canada and Dr Francois Jerome, University of Poitiers, France.

The first prize was awarded to Ana Franco of the University of Cordoba in Spain for her poster ‘Waste to materials: synthesis and applications of mesoporous silicates from rice husk‘. Felix Aremando Reano, of Chaire ABI – AgroParisTech, France, received the second prize for his poster ‘Determination of antioxidant activity of new biobased macrobisphenols‘, and Clemence Queffélec, University of Nantes, France, was awarded the third prize his poster ‘Hydrothermal liquefaction as a route to transform microalgae residues in bio-asphalt‘.

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2nd International Symposium on C–H Activation

Congratulations to Daniel Zell and Tatiana Besset, who were awarded Royal Society of Chemistry poster prizes at the 2nd International Symposium on C–H Activation.

Green Chemistry was pleased to sponsor the symposium, which took place from June 30th – July 3rd, 2014 in Rennes, France with the aim of presenting to academic and industry researchers the recent researches and developments of C-H bond activation/functionalization.

The symposium was attended by Chao-Jun Li, Editorial Board member of Green Chemistry who presented the poster prize to Daniel Zell, University of Göttingen, Germany for his poster entitled “Meta-selective C−H bond alkylation by ruthenium catalysis”.

Tatiana Besset, University of Rouen, France was also awarded a poster prize for her poster with the title “Direct introduction of fluorinated groups on alkenes and alkynes”.

For more details about the meeting, visit the symposium website.

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Congratulations to the poster prize winners at NSC2014

Congratulations to the poster prize winners at NSC2014 (16th Nordic Symposium on Catalysis). Green Chemistry and Catalysis Science & Technology were pleased to sponsor a poster prize each at the symposium, which were awarded as follows:

Green Chemistry poster prize
awarded to Aron Dombovari, University of Oulu
for “Photocatalytic processing of algae

Catalysis Science & Technology poster prize
awarded to Jacob O. Abildstrøm, Technical University of Denmark
for “Investigation of Mesoporous TS-1 for the Catalytic Formation of N-oxides

The prize winners received a certificate and a book from Royal Society of Chemistry Books.

You can read more about the Poster Award and find out about the Nordic Symposium on the UiO website.

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2nd International Green Catalysis Symposium

Congratulations to Enguerrand Blondiaux and Thomas Dombray, who were awarded Royal Society of Chemistry poster prizes at the 2nd International Green Catalysis Symposium.

Green Chemistry and Catalysis Science and Technology were pleased to sponsor the Symposium, which took place on April 2-4th 2014 in Rennes, France with the aim of presenting to academic and industry researchers the recent developments in the fast growing field of green catalysis.
The Symposium was attended by Green Chemistry Editorial Board member Professor Shu Kobayashi, who presented the Green Chemistry poster prize to Enguerrand Blondiaux (CEA/IRAMIS/SIS2M/CNRS) for his poster entitled ‘Metal-free reduction of carbon dioxide using hydroboranes’.
Prof Shu Kobayashi presents the Green Chemistry poster prize to Enguerrand Blondiaux

Thomas Dombray (University of Rennes) was awarded a Catalysis Science & Technology poster prize for his poster ‘Cobalt carbonyl catalyzed hydrosilylation of amides’. His prize was presented by Catalysis Science & Technology Editorial Board member Dr Christian Bruneau.

Thomas Dombray receives a Catalysis Science & Technology poster prize from Dr Christian Bruneau
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European Sustainable Chemistry Award (ESCA) – Deadline for nominations 1st March 2014

The European Sustainable Chemistry Award (ESCA), launched by The European Association for Chemical and Molecular Sciences (EuCheMS) in 2010, is open for nomintions. The award, a prize of €10,000, will be presented during the 5th EuCheMS Chemistry Congress, 31 August – 4 September 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. Green Chemistry is very pleased to be sponsoring this award.

The award is designed to:

– Recognise individuals or small research groups which make an outstanding contribution to sustainable development by applying green and sustainable chemistry.

– Promote innovation in chemistry and chemicals that will deliver clear improvements in the sustainable production and use of chemicals and chemical products.

– Demonstrate that chemistry and chemicals can play a central role in delivering society’s needs, while minimizing and solving environmental problems.

The Award is open to individuals or teams of up to three persons. The deadline for nominations is 1st March 2014! To find out more, or to nominate a colleague or team, please visit the website.

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The 2nd International Symposium on Green Chemistry Renewable Carbon and Eco-Efficient Processes (ISGC2)

From left to right: Sarah Ruthven, Professor Tao Zhang, Cinthia Mena Duran and Professor Walter Leitner

The 2nd International Symposium on Green Chemistry Renewable Carbon and Eco-Efficient Processes (ISGC2) was held from May 21–24th in La Rochelle, France. The conference aimed to cover the crucial problems arising from the conversion of renewable carbon and also the recent advances in the search of innovative processes for the conversion of biomass and wastes with high eco-efficiency.

The speakers included Green Chemistry Editorial Board members Professors Walter Leitner, Chao-Jun Li, Paul Anastas and Shu Kobayashi, and Advisory Board members Professors James Clark, Avelino Corma and Philip Jessop.

Professor Walter Leitner, Chair of the Green Chemistry Editorial Board, and Sarah Ruthven, Editor of Green Chemistry, presented the Green Chemistry sponsored poster prizes. The winners were Cinthia Mena Duran for her poster ‘Applications of Starbons’ and Guangyi Li for the poster ‘Synthesis of renewable diesel with 2-methylfuran and hydroxyacetone’. Congratulations to Cinthia and Guangyi on receiving these prizes.

Green Chemistry is pleased to be publishing a themed issue containing selected papers from the ISGC2 conference, which will be appearing later this year.

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