Foundations at the GDCh

The GDCh manages a whole series of dependent foundations in trust. The purpose of these foundations is to award prizes, grants and grants.

The Karl Ziegler Foundation deserves a special mention. With the Karl Ziegler Award , which is endowed with 50,000 euros, it awards one of the two most valuable foundation prizes of the GDCh for outstanding scientific achievements in chemistry. In addition, travel grants to the EuChemS congresses and the GDCh scientific forums are awarded from this foundation.

The second prize, worth EUR 50,000, is the Klaus Grohe Prize, which is awarded for special achievements in the field of medicinal chemistry and drug research. The prize was donated by Klaus Grohe; he set up the Klaus Grohe Foundation together with his wife Eva Grohe in 2001 at the GDCh.

The Dres.-Volker-und-Elke-Münch-Foundation provides financial support for young scientists in registering patents.

Also worth mentioning are the Paul Bunge Prize, which is awarded by the Hans R. Jenemann Foundation, as well as the awards from the Scimus et Sciemus, Dr. Hermann Schnell -, Hellmut-Bredereck -, Georg-Manecke -, Wolfgang Johannes Hönle - and Meyer-Galow-Foundation.

The most recent foundation is the Christel and Herbert W. Roesky Foundation, which awards a prize worth 10,000 euros every two years in the field of molecular main group chemistry.

Foundation advisory boards decide on the awarding of prizes and awards.

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