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Helvetica Prize of the Swiss Chemical Society 2021 (best published papers of PhD/Postdocs 2020/21).

D. Spichiger1, E. Hevia2
1Swiss Chemical Society (SCS), Haus der Akademien, Laupenstrasse 7, 3008 Bern, 2Departement of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Bern

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Ceremony of the Helvetica Prize of the Swiss Chemical Society 2021

Helvetica and the Swiss Chemical Society are proud to award the 2021 winners of the Helvetica Prize of the Swiss Chemical Society for the best published papers of PhD/Postdocs 2020/21 in Helvetica Chimica Acta. The prize is endowed with CHF 1'000 for the winner and CHF 500 for the runner up. The prize was implemented in 2019 to honor outstanding publications of young researchers in Switzerland.

Richard Smith, Managing Editor of Wiley-VHCA will honor the winners that will then present their papers in a 3min short presentation.

  • 1st Prize: Daniel Hernandez‐Valdés (University of Zürich, Group of Prof. Roger Alberto)
    «CO2 to CO: Photo‐ and Electrocatalytic Conversion Based on Re(I) Bis‐Arene Frameworks: Synergisms Between Catalytic Subunits»

  • 2nd Prize: Nadja E. Niggli (University of Basel, Group of Prof. Olivier Baudoin)
    «Design of Chiral NHC‐Carboxylates as Potential Ligands for Pd‐Catalyzed Enantioselective C−H Activation»
Helvetica and SCS congratulate Daniel and Nadja for their excellent publications.