chemistry

Chemistry - Physics Jan 5
Chemistry - Physics
Eighty percent of all products of the chemical industry are manufactured with catalytic processes. Catalysis is also indispensable in energy conversion and treatment of exhaust gases. It is important for these processes to run as quickly and efficiently as possible; that protects the environment while also saving time and conserving resources.
Physics - Chemistry Dec 16
Physics - Chemistry

A new material retains its special magnetic properties even at room temperature - A new material could become the basis for future data storage devices, since it may enable significant reductions in energy demands in comparison to present-day hard drives.

Chemistry Dec 5
Chemistry

Butterfly wings are a prime example of how flexible and elastic materials can be extremely water-repellent.

Currently 28 jobs in field Chemistry.
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Assistant Professor in Molecular Plant Sciences University of Geneva
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Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Biochemistry University of Geneva
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Postdoctoral position: functional proteomics of immune checkpoint signaling Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
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Postdoc researcher in nanoparticle-based fabrication of flat photonic devices Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
Life Sciences - 14.11
Post-doctoral researcher position University of Lausanne
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chemistry

Chemistry is one of Switzerland’s model industries. The excellent education and the high level of cooperation between the private sector, academic institutions, investors and authorities attracts researchers and companies from all over the world.

Web Portals in Chemistry

  • Swiss Portal to organic chemistry:Find everything about organic chemistry at organische-chemie.ch
  • The Organic Chemistry Portal offers an overview of recent topics, interesting reactions, and information on the most important chemicals.  
  • Find information about organic synthesis on the german webpage internetchemie (also in english).

Societies and Organisations

  • The Swiss Chemical Society represents chemistry in the broadest sense in Switzerland and in international organizations.
  • SGCI Chemie Pharma Schweiz is the umbrella organisation of the chemical and pharmaceutical industry across the whole of Switzerland. Its 180 member companies are active mainly in the research, development, production or sale of pharmaceutical specialities, vitamins, industrial speciality chemicals, plant protection products as well as aromas and fragrances.

Conferences and News

  • Find worldwide conferences, exhibitions and trade fairs about chemistry at Chemistry-Conference.
  • The online magazine Analytic News provides news and information for analytic laboratories.

2011: International Year of Chemistry

The International Year of Chemistry 2011 ( IYC 2011) was a worldwide celebration of the achievements of chemistry and its contributions to the well-being of humankind. It is an initiative of IUPAC , the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, and of UNESCO , the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization. It involves chemical societies, academies, and institutions worldwide, and relies on individual initiatives to organize local and regional activities. Switzerland’s labs were participating offering a range of interactive, entertaining, and educational activities for all ages.