Chemistry competition

The Lorentz Center invites applications by tenure track researchers for the Lorentz Center Chemistry workshop competition.The winning workshop will be supported by and organized at the Lorentz Center, Leiden, the Netherlands.

The winning proposal is on a cutting-edge topic from any area of chemistry research. The topic can be mono- or multidisciplinary and we encourage topics that bring together researchers from the academic community and the public/private sector.


What we seek
• an innovative scientific program, that takes us beyond current boundaries
• an open and interactive format, with few lectures
• at least one scientific organizer based outside the Netherlands
• at least one scientific organizer from academia and pursuing her/his tenure track in
the Netherlands

What we offer

• a 5-day workshop at the Lorentz Center in 2021
• travel and accommodation reimbursements
• no registration fees or other organizational costs
• a professional support organization, under the philosophy ‘you do the research, we
do the rest’


• submit your full application by 30 September 2020
• final decision announced in December 2020
• see application instructions 
• submit applications to:


Please find answers to several FAQs here

Or contact:
• Floris Rutjes, chair Chemistry Board Lorentz Center
• Anna Tudos, manager Lorentz Center


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