Video competition 2022: call for proposals for entries

Video competition 2022 of the GDCh Division of Sustainable Chemistry

The transformation from the fossil age to a sustainable energy supply and use of resources is a central challenge of our time. With your research you are making a contribution to overcoming this task of the century. The GDCh Division of Sustainable Chemistry invites you to present your research and the opportunities you see in it for a more sustainable world in a short video.

How does your research make the world more sustainable?

Your contribution...
...should be entertaining, descriptive and understandable enough that pupils, first-year students and interested laypersons can also understand your research and its added value. Please present your research as an elevator pitch. You are also welcome to use media such as drawing tools, animations, flip charts or similar to support you. The language of your contribution should be German or alternatively English. Please make sure that the video and sound quality is sufficient.

Contribution length: max. 3 minutes

Who can participate?
Postdocs, doctoral candidates, master's students who are working on a research topic in the field of sustainable chemistry and are a member of the Division of Sustainable Chemistry . If you are not yet a member but would like to take part in the competition, you can register for membership online. The first year of membership in the GDCh is free of charge, membership in the Division of Sustainable Chemistry is free for students. You can find more information about membership here on the GDCh website.



  • Please clarify the legal situation regarding the content shown with your academic supervisor in advance.
  • Upload your finished post to your YouTube channel. ( Quick guide to setting up a YouTube channel )
  • Send a link to your video, your full name and your working group/ university / research institution by email to the GDCh Office for the attention of Maike Fries. After receipt of your contribution you will receive a confirmation email.
  • By sending the link to the GDCh, you declare your consent to the GDCh naming your name and your affiliation, regardless of whether for press or other purposes.

Closing date: August 1, 2022

What happens after submission?


  • At the end of the submission period, the Board of the Division checks the scientific quality and creativity of the contributions received and decides on participation in the competition in a pre-selection.
  • All entries participating in the competition will be made available via a link on the Divisions website.
  • After that, all Divisions members are invited to vote on the contributions.
  • The video contest winners will be announced in September 2022.

The price
The best videos will each be awarded 200 euros and a certificate and will be presented at a future event of the Division .

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