SwissCat Symposium 2022

The SwissCat Symposium is the bi-annual meeting of the respective SCS network and brings together experts in the field of homogeneous, heterogeneous and bio-catalysis. The event also serves as a central platform for the various organizations and networks active in the field of catalysis in Switzerland.

Invited lectures this year were provided by:

Prof. Rebecca Buller, ZHAW Wädenswil
«Engineering Fe(II)/α-Ketoglutarate-Dependent Halogenases and Desaturases»

Prof. Olivier Baudoin, University of Basel
«Ring Construction via Palladium(0)-Catalyzed C–H Activation»

Dr. Maarten Nachtegaal, PSI
«X-Ray Absorption/Emission Spectroscopy with Applications in the Different Fields of Catalysis»

Dr. Cristina Pizzolitto, Casale
«Catalysis, the Pillar of Energy Transition and Sustainability»

Prof. Gonzalo Guillen-Gosalbez, ETH Zurich
«Planetary boundaries footprints of chemicals and fuels»

Best Contributed Talk Award

Helvetica Chimica Acta sponsored the Award for the best contributed talk. The award included a certificate and CHF 200 in cash. The two prizes were awarded to:

Meeting Chair

Prof. Matthias Arenz
University of Bern
President SwissCat

Symposium Sekretariat

SCS Head Office

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