Press Releases

Do you want to learn more about chirality? And about helicenes? 🌀Do not miss this conference of Jeanne Crassous, she will tell you everything you need to know! ⏩ https://culturesciences.chimie.ens.fr/thematiques/chimie-organique/methodes-et-outils/les-helices-au-pays-des-molecules

Congratulations to Francesco Zinna, which has been awarded with the prestigious Ciamician Medal 2022 of the Organic Chemistry Division of the Italian Chemical Society!🏅

Advent Technologies receives 782.1 M€ funding for the Green HiPo project. It involves the development, design, and manufacture of HT-PEM fuel cells and electrolysers for the production of power and green hydrogen, respectively. Read more here ⏩ https://www.advent.energy/2022/06/16/advents-green-hipo-receives-notification-of-euro-782-1-million-funding/

Read more about chirality and its interaction with light in this article of Dr. Jeanne Crassous and co-workers here ⏩ https://www.inc.cnrs.fr/fr/cnrsinfo/la-chiralite-une-nouvelle-opportunite-pour-la-spintronique-moleculaire

The Chiral Materials Team has received the Material Chemistry Division Prize: Stephanie L Kwolek Award from the RSC for “Chiral organics for spin control”, congratulations! 🏅 Some members of the Consortium are part of this team: Prof. Bert Meijer, Prof. Matthew Fuchter, Prof. Ron Naaman, Prof. Giuliano Siligardi and Dr. Francesco Zinna. Find more information here ⏩ https://www.rsc.org/prizes-funding/prizes/2022-winners/the-chiral-materials-team/#undefined

Prof. Bert Meijer has received the Van ‘t Hoff Medal from the Society for the Advancement of Natural Science, Medicine and Surgery, for his outstanding and groundbreaking accomplishments in Chemistry, congratulations!! 🏅🏅 https://www.tue.nl/en/news-and-events/news-overview/24-05-2022-van-t-hoff-medal-2022-for-bert-meijer/

The US National Academy of Sciences has appointed Bert Meijer as new member. Congratulations professor Meijer! 👏👏 https://www.tue.nl/en/news-and-events/news-overview/09-05-2022-bert-meijer-member-of-the-national-academy-of-sciences/

What is Ghislaine Vantomme’s biggest motivation? Find out on her Introducing Angewandte page! ⏩ https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/anie.202203895

Congratulations to Jeanne Crassous for being selected as Chemistry Europe Fellows 2020/2021 🌀👏

Do you want to know all about tracking chiral molecules in live cells? Find it out here 🌀⏩ https://www.chemistryworld.com/news/new-microscope-makes-tracking-chiral-molecules-in-live-cells-possible/4015206.article

Do not miss the interview to Emmanuelle Schulz, president of the DCO in France, on the ocassion of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science 👩‍🔬▶ https://new.societechimiquedefrance.fr/divisions/chimie-organique/journee-internationale-des-femmes-et-des-filles-de-sciences/

Contacts - Société Chimique de France (SCF)

Let’s take a look to the experiments showed to the general public by the ISCR members during la Fête de la Science 2021, with the participation of Paola Matozzo 👩‍🔬 👨‍🔬 https://www.espace-sciences.org/evenements/fete-science/2021

Do not miss the awesome presentations of some of our ESRs (Bibiana Fabri, Oliver G. Willis, Davide de Rosa, Andrea Taddeucci, Francesco Furlan and Stefano Cadeddu) during the European Researcher’s Night 2021! In live, from Pisa, on Friday 24th at 5:00 pm. Follow the event here ⏭ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyKlHRoS31cBHQ7v9S6-bSA

Do not miss the oportunity to participate into ChiralMat 2021 meeting! It will be held online on Tuesday 23th March and the inscription is free! Awesome speakers will cover a range of different topics, inc. synthesis, spectroscopy and optoelectronic devices 🌀 get more info here: https://www.chiralmaterials.co.uk/

chiral molecules arranged like pasta as background for conference poster

Complete interview of Matthew Fuchter in Chemistry World magazine, about “introducing chirality to give organic electronics a twist”. Read it here https://www.chemistryworld.com/news/introducing-chirality-to-give-organic-electronics-a-twist/4011594.article#/

A nice lecture by Matthew Fuchter, coming from Imperial College, discussing about using molecules to develop materials and medicines. Enjoy!! 👨‍🔬 ⚗   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRDYnvyyDs0

Today, 11th of February, is the International Day of Women & Girls in Science👩‍🔬 These are the women involved on the HEL4CHIROLED project!