Spotlight

Selected topics are presented here. The topics cover activities of the Beilstein-Institut or research areas that are reported in the Beilstein Open Access Journals, presented in scientific videos or discussed at symposia. The topics change regularly.

Scholarships

Scholarships provide a basis to start a scientific career.

Glyco-
science

During the last years, the research on carbohydrates has provided new fundamental knowledge and emphasized their biological significance.

Catalysis

Catalysts speed up chemical reactions and are therefore very important in research and industry.

New Synthesis Techniques

New synthesis techniques allow easier preparation of compounds and help save resources.

Biomimetics

Biomimetics is the application of biological solutions found in nature to the design of modern technology.

Nucleic Acids

Nucleic acids encode biological information. Additional natural and artificial functionality can be synthetically introduced.