Mitsui Chemicals Starts Accepting Applications on September 1st
for 2018 Mitsui Chemicals Catalysis Science Award

July 26, 2017
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.

Mitsui Chemicals Inc. (Location: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Tsutomu Tannowa) announced that Mitsui Chemicals Catalysis Science Award will begin accepting applications for the “2018 Mitsui Chemicals Catalysis Science Award” on September 1st via web site of the company.

Mitsui Chemicals established the Mitsui Chemicals Catalysis Science Award in 2004 with the aim of contributing to the sustainable development of chemistry and the chemical industry. This award is designed to recognize researchers who have made outstanding achievements in catalysis science.

1. Awards

  Mitsui Chemicals
Catalysis Science Award
(Up to one researcher)
Mitsui Chemicals
Catalysis Science Award
of Encouragement
(Up to two researchers)
Eligible applicant
(by the date of Apr. 1st 2017)
The researcher who made the best achievements in the catalysis science field. The researcher who made the most original achievements in the catalysis science field.
47 years or younger 37 years or younger
Prize A commemorative plaque and a cash prize of 5 million yen A commemorative plaque and a cash prize of 1 million yen

2. Selection schedule

The winners will be selected by a selection committee organized by Mitsui Chemicals, Inc., to consist of several world-class academic experts in catalysis science and a representative of Mitsui Chemicals.

Web entry start September 1st, 2017
Deadline December 31st, 2017
Announcement of winners Around June 2018 on the website, specialized magazines, etc.
Award ceremony and
Commemorative lectures
The winners will be requested to deliver commemorative lectures in Autumn 2018. The travel expenses including accommodation charges will be paid. The details will be announced later.

Application forms, submission information and details will be indicated as above URL.


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