2023 Elsevier Foundation Chemistry for Climate Action Challenge
Suitably qual;ified individuals and organizations whose projects use green and sustainable chemistry solutions to tackle some of the developing world’s greatest sustainability challenges are invited to submit application for the 2023 Elsevier Foundation Chemistry for Climate Action Challenge worth about €25,000 in total prize.
The Elsevier Foundation Chemistry for Climate Action Challenge which is jointly run by the Elsevier Foundation and Elsevier’s chemistry journals team projects the use of green and sustainable chemistry solutions to tackle some of the developing world’s greatest sustainability challenges, encouraging researchers to come up with new solutions. The prizes for the Challenge will be awarded during a special event in October 2022.
The Elsevier Foundation is part of Elsevier’s corporate responsibility program, which centers on their unique contributions to sustainable development in gender, health, climate and reducing inequalities. The Foundation provides grants to knowledge centered organizations around the world, with a focus on diversity and inclusion in science, technology and health, research in developing countries and global health with contributions of over $1 million a year to non-profit organizations all around the world.
Benefits of the 2023 Elsevier Foundation Chemistry for Climate Action Challenge:
The winning projects will receive a prize of about €25,000 each. The winners will be announced at the Elsevier Green & Sustainable Chemistry Conference on 22 to 24 May 2023 in Dresden, Germany.
Method of Application for the 2023 Elsevier Foundation Chemistry for Climate Action Challenge:
Interested applicants are to apply using the following steps below:
- Submission phase: This is the general submission period from March 14th to October 10th.
- Reviewing phase: The Top tier eligible proposals from all submitted proposals will be selected by a panel of reviewers and will be advanced to the judging phase.
- Judging phase: The scientific jury will evaluate the proposals and identify the finalists. The Top 5 finalists will be selected to compete for the two prizes and will be invited to present their proposal at the 7th Elsevier Green & Sustainable Chemistry Conference taking place on 22 to 24 May 2023 in Dresden, Germany.
Application Deadline: October 10, 2022.