Call for Papers

This Beilstein Nanotechnology Symposium provides young scientists the opportunity to present the latest results from their research with a poster. The organizers would be pleased to receive your application together with your abstract.


A Young Investigator Award will be given to two authors who contributed to the thematic issue “New directions for nanoporous materials” in the Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology. The winners will present their papers at the symposium and will receive a certificate signed by Nobel Prize Laureate Sir Fraser Stoddart.

Abstracts for Poster Applications


Registration closed!


Abstracts for the poster presentation should be submitted electronically by September 13, 2019 to the following email address:

Please state 'Poster Proposal Nanoporous' in the subject of your message. Abstracts cannot be submitted by fax, or hard copy. Please note that poster abstracts can only be considered for scientific review if they are accompanied with both the submission of the completed application form for the poster presentation and the participant registration form. The receipt of the submission will be sent to the stated email address. If you do not receive the confirmatory email within 24 hours, please contact us at:

Abstracts must be written in English and must not exceed 300 words / 2000 characters (including spaces and excluding title and contact information on authors). The abstracts will be reviewed and selected by the organizers for the poster presentation.

The applying authors will be notified if their abstracts are accepted by September 27, 2019.

The Beilstein conference registration fee (EUR 275) is waived for authors presenting a poster.

Young Investigator Award


This symposium is related to the thematic issue “New directions for nanoporous materials” in our platinum (no-fee) open access Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology. The editor of this issue is Cafer T. Yavuz. From the accepted manuscripts by non-tenured faculty at research universities and institutions (submitted before June 30, 2019), we will select two papers to be presented at the symposium. The award includes

  • a certificate signed by 2016 Chemistry Nobel Prize Laureate Sir Fraser Stoddart
  • economy class airfare
  • hotel accommodation and meals.


Any early career researcher (ECR) with a PhD at the time of the application is eligible to receive the award, provided that she/he doesn't have a permanent contract (e.g. must be untenured).


  • Award winner will be chosen among the authors of the accepted publications that will appear in the thematic issue of “New Directions for Nanoporous Materials”, at the Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology.
  • The applicant must be a corresponding author of the manuscript.
  • The manuscript could include more co-authors and corresponding authors.
  • The paper must conform to the themes of the special issue and the symposium.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered and the committee reserves the right to not include any application without disclosing the reasons.
  • Awardees' names and institutions will be published on the symposium website.

How to apply:

  • Submit a manuscript (article or letter) for the thematic issue of “New Directions for Nanoporous Materials” at the Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology website. In the cover letter, clearly state your intention to be considered for the Young Investigator Award.
  • Send an award application email with the submission confirmation and a current CV with contact information and photo (for verification purposes).


Deadline for the application is June 30, 2019.


Prof. Cafer T. Yavuz
, +82-42-350-1718
Dr. Wendy Patterson,  +49 69 71673-149.
Dr. Michael Penk, +49 69 71673-224

Instructions for Poster Presentations


The poster exhibition will be placed in close connection to the conference room. Your poster
board will be marked with your poster number which is the same in the abstract book and in the list of posters on the conference website.

Poster Material

The size of your poster board is 120 x 90 cm (height x width) and will be marked with your
poster number. Hanging material for the poster boards will be provided onsite.