Wilhelm-Ostwald Young Talent Award

Wilhelm Ostwald Young Talent Award


  • Field: Interdisciplinary research
  • Consists of: 2,500 euros, two years of free membership in all three participating societies, certificate
  • First awarded: 2007
  • Allocation in: Even years (tender in odd years)
  • Awarded jointly by: WOG, DBG and GDCh

The Wilhelm-Ostwald-Gesellschaft zu Großbothen eV (WOG), the German Chemical Society (GDCh) and the German Bunsen Society for Physical Chemistry (DBG) jointly award the Wilhelm Ostwald Young Talent Award for outstanding dissertations in which Ostwald's bridges between the disciplines are beaten.

Distinguished people since 2007


Alexander John Cruz, KU Leuven/Belgium


Johannes Karges, University of California, San Diego/USA


Christoffer Leber, Munich

Jan Meisner, Stanford/USA

2017 Daniil Karnaushenko, Dresden

Henrike Müller-Werkmeister, Frankfurt

2012 Kathrin Maria Lange, Berlin
2010 Ingo Barth, Berlin
2007 Katrin F. Domke, Berlin

Selection committee

Katharina Uebele, Sai Yok Springs by Radach & Family Organics Co., Ltd., Thailand (for the GDCh)
Prof. Dr. Evamarie Hey-Hawkins, University of Leipzig (for the GDCh)
Prof. Dr. Katrin F. Domke, University of Duisburg-Essen (for the Bunsen Society)
Dr. Eckart Rühl, Berlin (for the Bunsen Society)
Prof. Dr. Helmut Papp, Großbothen (for the Wilhelm Ostwald Society)

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