2024 Mitsui Chemicals Catalysis Science Awards
Online applications open September 2023
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Tokyo: 4183; President & CEO: HASHIMOTO Osamu) today announced that online applications for the 2024 Mitsui Chemicals Catalysis Science Awards will open on September 1, 2023.
Aiming to contribute to the sustainable development of chemistry and the chemical industry, Mitsui Chemicals established the Mitsui Chemicals Catalysis Science Awards in 2004. The awards consist of the Catalysis Science Award and the Catalysis Science Award for Creative Work, which recognize outstanding achievements in the field of catalysis science. To date, the awards have been conferred on 30 researchers within Japan and overseas. The application requirements for the 2024 Mitsui Chemicals Catalysis Science Awards are outlined below.
We welcome applications from a wide range of R&D fields, including solid catalysts, molecular catalysts and biocatalysts, as well as green processes and rare metal utilization via catalysis, along with materials science and development through novel catalysis.
The Mitsui Chemicals Catalysis Science Awards: https://jp.mitsuichemicals.com/en/techno/csa/index.htm
I. Outline of awards
Catalysis Science Award
Catalysis Science Award for Creative Work
|Eligible applicants||Researchers affiliated to a university or public research institution, who have demonstrated extraordinary achievements in the field of catalysis science research (prize may be awarded to up to one winner)||Researchers affiliated to a university or public research institution, who have demonstrated creative achievements in the field of catalysis science research (prize may be awarded to up to two winners)|
|Applicants must be no more than 47 years old as of April 1, 2023||Applicants must be no more than 37 years old as of April 1, 2023|
|Prize||A plaque and prize money of 5 million yen||A plaque and prize money of 1 million yen|
II. Schedule and selection process
|Applications open||September 1, 2023|
|Applications close||December 31, 2023|
|Selection process||Winners will be chosen by a selection committee organized by Mitsui Chemicals, consisting of several eminent academics in the field of catalysis science and a Mitsui Chemicals representative.|
|Announcement of winners||In June 2024 or thereabouts (details will be published on the website and in professional journals, among other sources)|
Please review the information at the link above for further details of the application process, including the application documents and information to be submitted, important notes concerning applications and information on the handling of personal information.