Young Investigator Award

This symposium is related to the thematic issue Harnessing light energy with molecules

of the Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry.


Win a funded trip to this symposium including a slot for an oral presentation (30 min) by submitting a manuscript to this thematic issue!


Guest editors:

Grace G. D. Han / Brandeis University

Mogens Brøndsted Nielsen / University of Copenhagen

Hermann A. Wegner / Justus-Liebig-University Giessen



What does the award include?

  • 30 min slot for an oral presentation at the symposium
  • free accommodation at the conference hotel (Oct. 7-10)
  • full board at the hotel (dinner on Oct. 7 to breakfast on Oct. 11)
  • reimbursement of economy travel (including flights)
  • free registration for the conference
  • signed certificate


How to apply?

  • submit a manuscript for this Thematic Issue in the Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry through the Beilstein Publishing System
  • state in the cover letter your intention to be considered for the Young Investigator Award
  • send an award application email with the submission confirmation and a CV with contact information and photo (for verification purposes)


What are the rules?

  • your manuscript must be submitted until April 30, 2024
  • you must be an early career researcher within a maximum of 10 years after you received your PhD
  • Award winners will be chosen among the authors of the accepted publications that appear in this thematic issue
  • you must be a corresponding author of the manuscript
  • the manuscript conforms to the themes of the thematic issue


Who to contact?

Hermann Wegner (

Marc Kielmann (



Click here to download the details

about the Young Investigator Award as PDF file.