Applied Catalysis Award

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Applied Catalysis Award
Awarded forCreativity and excellence in novel approaches or use of catalysis in industry.
Sponsored byRoyal Society of Chemistry
Date2008 (2008)
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The Applied Catalysis Award is awarded by the Royal Society of Chemistry to individuals for "creativity and excellence in novel approaches or use of catalysis in industry." The award was established in 2008. The winner of the award is chosen by the Industry & Technology Division Awards Committee, and receives £2000, a medal and a certificate. [1]


Previous winners

Source: RSC

2018 Ying Zheng  [ Wikidata ] University of Edinburgh for the development and application of recyclable, heterogeneous nanocatalyst
2016 David Johnson  [ Wikidata ] Lucite International for the development of the Lucite Alpha process
2014 Douglas Stephan University of Toronto For the development of new commercially viable, transition-metal based and metal-free catalyst technologies for polymerization, hydrogenation and metathesis. [2]
2012 Thomas Colacot  [ Wikidata ] Johnson Matthey for exceptional contributions to the development and availability of ligands and catalysts crucial for the advancement of metal-catalysed synthetic organic chemistry. [3] [4]
2010 Martyn Twigg  [ Wikidata ]Johnson Mattheyfor his pivotal and innovative role in creating new catalysts and catalytic processes for use in the automotive industry. [3] [5]

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  2. "Applied Catalysis Award 2014 Winner". Royal Society of Chemistry . Retrieved 3 March 2015.
  3. 1 2 "Applied Catalysis Award Previous Winners".
  4. "Dr Thomas J. Colacot".
  5. "Dr Martyn V. Twigg".