Invitation for the Top Sector Chemistry student competition

Published on March 20, 2015
Invitation for the Top Sector Chemistry student competition

Are you an ambitious and creative student who has ideas for an interesting research project, focusing on a societal or industrial research question? Do you have the perfect skills to perform and accomplish a research project successfully? Then you might want to apply for the Top Sector Chemistry Student Competition.

The Top Sector Chemistry student competition is organized by NWO Chemical Sciences, and powered by the Top Sector Chemistry and AkzoNobel. Student teams from universities and universities of applied sciences (HBO) are invited to submit ideas for creative research projects, focusing on societal or industrial challenges. The competition is open for chemistry students, but also for interdisciplinary teams with students in e.g. biology, physics, computer science, as long as the research question has a strong chemical component.

The call is open for applications, deadline is 28 April 2015.

Up to six student teams will receive grants for a research project, to be performed this summer. Teams will be presenting their project results during the chemistry conference CHAINS 2015 (30 November – 2 December 2015), where also the winning team will be announced.

This is an opportunity for students to take a step in their career, as well as for research group leaders to expose their research for a large audience during CHAINS 2015.

Find out more information on this competition here, or contact Marieke van Santen, Phone 070 349 44 33, Email address

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