The European Young Chemists’ Award (EYCA) is given biannually, to young chemists with outstanding achievements. After evaluating all applications in two categories – Early Career Researcher and PhD – 6 finalists were selected in each:
PhD level: Luca Maria Cavinato, Antonio Faggiano, Sara Grecchi, Anirban Mondal, Sebastian Weber, Bowen Zhang,
Early Career Researcher level: Serena Arnaboldi, Claudia Bonfio, Luka Dordevic, Cesar de la Fuente, Erica Del Grosso, , Simona Ranallo
The finalists are given the opportunity to present at the 8th EuChemS Chemistry Congress (ECC8) on 30 August, in front of a jury and an audience. A Gold and a Silver medal will be awarded in each category, and the winners will receive their honours during the closing ceremony of the congress.