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European Young Chemists´ Network

What is the EYCN?

The European Young Chemists’ Network is the young division of EuCheMS. Every chemist under the age of 35 that belongs to any of our fellow societies (see the full list here) automatically becomes a member of the EYCN.

The EYCN was founded in 2006 after Jens Breffke and Csaba Janaky had the idea of reuniting European young chemists during the 1st European Chemistry Conference in Budapest.

Greece (2017)


DSCN4933Portugal (2016)


Picture1Germany (2015)


The Board of the EYCN (2017-2019)

  • Alice Soldà (ITA) – Chair
  • Torsten John (DEU) – Secretary
  • Kseniia Otvagina (RUS) – Communications Team Leader
  • Jelena Lazić (SRB) – Membership Team Leader
  • Victor Mougel (FRA) – Network Team Leader
  • Hanna Makowska (POL) – Science Team Leader
  • Fernando Gomollón-Bel (ESP) – Advisor

The EYCN’s goal is to promote Chemistry in Europe, as well as to give new educational and networking opportunities to students and professionals. We promote several awards in different conferences, organize Career Days to improve soft-skills and collaborate in a variety of exchange programs to promote the mobility of our members. To do all this, we partner with powerful industries as well as with other young scientific societies around the world.


The EYCN meets once a year in the Delegates Assembly.

  • 2017 – Heraklion, Greece
  • 2016 – Guimarães, Portugal
  • 2015 – Berlin, Germany
  • 2014 – Bucharest, Romania
  • 2013 – St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 2012 – Aveiro, Portugal
  • 2011 – Murzashicle, Poland
  • 2010 – Untervaz, Switzerland
  • 2009 – Essen, Germany
  • 2008 – Madrid, Spain
  • 2007 – Berlin, Germany
  • 2006 – Budapest, Hungary – The creation of EYCN


Monthly Newsletter

The EYCN issues a monthly newsletter. You can subscribe to it by emailing to our , or read all the issues here:

If you are organising an event for young chemists please let us know at communications@eycn.eu



The EYCN is proud to be sponsored by EVONIK