Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker e.V. (GDCh)

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The Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh) is the largest chemical society in continental Europe with members from academe, industry and other areas. The GDCh supports chemistry in teaching, research and application and promotes the understanding of chemistry in the public. The society, a registered charity, was founded in 1949 but builds on a long tradition that began in 1867 when its first predecessor organization, the Deutsche Chemische Gesellschaft was founded in Berlin.

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    August Wilhelm von Hofmann commemorative medal for the founders of the concept of green chemistry

    The German Chemical Society (GDCh) honors Professor Dr. Paul T. Anastas and Professor Dr. John C. Warner for her special services to chemistry with the August Wilhelm von Hofmann commemorative medal. The GDCh thus honors the awardee as the founders of the concept of green chemistry, for whi ... more

    News from the world of analytics

    From June 21 to 24, 2022, analytica, the world's leading trade fair for laboratory technology, analytics and biotechnology, will take place for the 28th time at the Munich Exhibition Center. It will be accompanied by the analytica conference from June 21 to 23. In numerous sessions, scienti ... more

    Infrared in the heel

    Substances that emit light in the near infrared (NIR) range are needed for a wide variety of applications, from fibre-optic telecommunications to imaging techniques for biomedicine. A Swiss research team has now for the first time developed a chromium complex that emits light in the coveted ... more