Announcement of the
Science Award Electrochemistry
raised by Volkswagen and BASFFor the future of energy supply and individual mobility electrochemistry and their application gain importance increasingly. Without strong and efficient energy storage neither electric vehicles nor renewable energy can contribute to sustainable energy supply and individual mobility.
Therefore Volkswagen AG and BASF SE, two leading industrial companies, wish to fund excellent scientific research in electrochemistry in the faculties of chemistry, physics and engineering, as well as its applications. The research activities in focus of this contest could address, but is not limited to, battery materials, cells, battery systems, production and operations as well as recycling. The contest should give the impetus for a new generation of researchers, including, but not limited to, postdoctoral fellows intending to habilitate or assistant professors/junior professors establishing a new institute or chair.
The award for the best application selected by a high-ranked jury of experts comprises a prize money of 50,000 Euro. The prize money shall be applied to scientific purposes.
For detailed information particularly with regard to terms and conditions, application requirements and further application details, please refer to the contest invitation which is available on this website. The closing date for applications is 15.06.2013, midnight (Central European Summer Time, CEST).
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