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Final Event of the International Swiss Talent Forum 2023: Circular Economy

11. Feb 2023 - 10:00, SwissTech Convention Center

The next generation presents its diverse ideas on major global challenges and on the necessity for a paradigm shift from a linear economy – based on the mantra take, make, use, waste – to a circular economy.

2023 IUPAC Global Women’s Breakfast

14. Feb 2023 - 08:30, ETH Zürich

The IUPAC GWB is an annual event that promotes discussions on overcoming barriers to gender equality in science, and this year’s theme is “Breaking Barriers in Science.”

LS2 Annual Meeting 2023

16. Feb 2023 - 09:00, Universität Zürich, Campus Irchel, Departement für Chemie

The LS2 Annual Meeting brings together scientists from all nations and backgrounds to explore the large spectrum united under the umbrella of Life Sciences. The Topic of the 2023 edition is “Life on earth: Coping with Challenges”. 

EuChemS Historical Landmark Award 2021 - Chemistry and Physics in the Atmosphere on the Jungfraujoch: a cooperation between Belgium and Switzerland

16. Feb 2023 - 09:00, University of Bern, Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Pharmazie

The Swiss Chemical Society aswell as the International Foundation ‘High Altitude Research Stations Jungfraujoch and Gornergrat’ and its partners are very proud to have received this prestigious award and look forward to sharing with you the activities related to the award ceremony. The celebration consists of a one-day symposium in Bern and the official award ceremony on the Jungfraujoch.

GDCh JCF-Frühjahrssymposium 2023 – Chemistry is coming home

21. Mar 2023 - 15:00, Justus-Liebig University, Giessen

The "Frühjahrssymposium" (Spring Symposium) of the youth organization of the German Chemical Society (GDCh e.V.), the 'JungChemikerForum' (JCF), is one of Europe's biggest scientific conferences for young scientists.

Dynamic Materials, Crystals and Phenomena conference (DynaMIC) 2023

22. Mar 2023 - 14:00, Université de Fribourg

Forum for open discussion towards deepening the understanding of dynamic materials across different material classes and length scales.

CHanalysis 2023

29. Mar 2023 - 18:00, Dorint Resort Blüemlisalp

The goal of this two-day conference series is to stimulate a stronger interaction among persons working in different areas of analytical sciences. Scientists from applied and fundamental research, from industry, education, and regulation are welcome.


11. Apr 2023 - 09:00, Wien (Austria)

As the most important joint conference of German, Austrian and Swiss analytical chemistry, ANAKON 2023 offers the opportunity for scientific exchange between analysts from the German-speaking region - but also beyond.

SCS Spring Meeting 2023

14. Apr 2023 - 09:00, Universität Zürich, Campus Irchel, Departement für Chemie

The Swiss Chemical Society Spring Meeting is a one day symposium and provides a high quality program with national and international speakers of a certain topic. The topic of the 2023 symposium is «Chemistry and Physics of the Atmosphere».

SCS Spring School on Digital Chemistry

16. Apr 2023 - 16:00, Eurotel Victoria Les Diablerets

In recent years, we have seen an active shift towards data-driven decision making in chemistry with the goal of accelerating drug, crop protection, and materials discovery. The approach's power is demonstrated by data-driven solutions that led to breakthroughs in synthesis prediction, protein structure prediction, and generative chemistry.

APPLICA - Seminar für Instrumental-Analytik

18. Apr 2023 - 08:00, Hotel Olten

Die APPLICA ist ein praxisorientiertes Fachseminar, welches sich an Anwender moderner Trenntechniken wendet. Der Fokus der 9. Austragung liegt auf Anwendungen im Bereich der Lebensmittel- und Umweltanalytik.

16. Freiburger Symposium 2023

27. Apr 2023 - 09:00, School of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg

The objective of this biennial conference is to regularly provide our members and other interested chemists working in process development and production with opportunities for professional training and networking.
This year's topic: «From Lab to Industrial Application - Trends/Innovation in Process Chemistry & Technology»

Operando VII - the 7th International Congress on Operando Spectroscopy

07. May 2023 - 12:00, Sunstar Hotel Grindelwald

The main objective of this congress is to bring researchers together to discuss the progress of operando methodologies, i.e. characterization of functional materials in their working state.

SCS Conference on Stereochemistry 2023 (Bürgenstock Conference)

07. May 2023 - 16:00, Hotel Waldstätterhof

The ‘SCS Conference on Stereochemistry’, better known as ‘Bürgenstock Conference’, is an outstanding international chemistry meeting of high scientific quality, with an optimal setting for intense inter-disciplinary discussion.

Eurachem Workshop at the Eurachem General Assembly 2023

22. May 2023 - 09:00, METAS, Eidgenössisches Institut für Metrologie

The workshop with its focus on Ensuring reliable and accurate results of analytical processes will be relevant to anyone involved in analytical processes, for example quality laboratory technicians and managers; measurement instrument manufacturers, representatives of accreditation authorities, metrology institutes and standardisation bodies; technical assessors as well as customers of laboratory services.

Future Labs LIVE 2023

31. May 2023 - 08:00, Congress Center Basel

This is the world’s most diverse, stimulating, and exciting event for the future of all labs. Start-ups and disruptors will meet lab heads and lab techs, together with the tech & practice innovators.

Patenting Workshop 2023

12. Jun 2023 - 10:00, Centre Lowenberg

The 'Patenting Workshop 2023' is a hands-on workshop for researchers in life sciences & chemistry and the program is specially built for PhDs students and Postdocs.

1st Swiss Symposium Materials Chemistry 2023

14. Jun 2023 - 09:00, AKADEMIE Empa, Dübendorf

1st symposium on Materials Chemistry 2023.

International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) 2023

16. Jul 2023 - 10:00, ETH Zürich

The International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) is an annual competition for the world’s most talented chemistry students at the secondary school level. Nations around the world send a team of four students who are tested on their chemistry knowledge and skills in a five-hour laboratory practical exam and a five-hour written theoretical examination. 

The Future of Chemical Education, ChemEdu 2023

24. Aug 2023 - 08:30, Universität Bern, VonRoll Areal

The symposium provides a unique platform to bring together teachers and lecturers teaching at different levels such as Sek I, Sek II, universities of applied sciences (FH) and universities. The major objective is the dialogue between chemists working in education, research and industry. 

SCS Fall Meeting 2023

24. Aug 2023 - 13:00, Universität Bern, VonRoll Areal

The SCS Fall Meeting 2023, one of the largest annual research conferences held in Switzerland and offers a unique opportunity for all members of the community to share the results of their research initiatives and to connect with each other.

Euroanalysis 2023

27. Aug 2023 - 16:00, Université de Genève

Euroanalysis is a biannual international conference of the European Chemical Society that attracts about 900 delegates. It provides a forum for the European Analytical World to discuss the latest developments in analytical sciences.

Swiss Summer School 2023 in Organic Synthesis

27. Aug 2023 - 16:00, Eurotel Victoria Les Diablerets

Summer School in organic synthesis with education lectures and industry input lectures.

Seminar on Digitalisation and Automation in Chemistry

28. Aug 2023 - 08:30, FHNW Muttenz, Hochschule für Life Sciences

This one-week seminar will give insights into the current state of the art of digitalisation, and how it will influence the future of chemistry, chemical engineering and process development.

International Summer School on Electrocatalysis and Electroorganic Synthesis 2023

28. Aug 2023 - 11:00, Hotel Metropole Interlaken

This International Summer School aims at providing an overview about state-of-the-art approaches and concepts tackling contemporary challenges which are associated with the decarbonization and defossiliation of the chemistry sector.

Peptide Therapeutics Forum 2023

04. Sep 2023 - 09:00, Universität Basel

The event provides an innovative platform to exchange on the various aspects of drug development with a focus on peptides.


10. Sep 2023 - 09:00, ETH Zürich, Hönggerberg

Conference on applied surface and solid state analysis. The AOFKA conference is held biannually alternating between locations in the DACH domain. It has a very strong interdisciplinary character with the focus on scientific exchange between analytical-methodological developments and scientific-technological problem solving covering all fields of research on solids and surface microanalysis.

Fachtagung Umwelt 2023

11. Sep 2023 - 09:00, FHNW Muttenz, Hochschule für Life Sciences

«Gemeinsam gegen die globale Umweltverschmutzung: Bildung und Forschung für saubere Lösungen»
Gemeinsame Jahrestagung der SETAC GLB e.V., GDCh-FG-Umweltchemie & Ökotoxikologie: 

European Healthy Soils: 1st Edition: Soil Fertility

13. Sep 2023 - 13:30, FHNW Muttenz, Hochschule für Life Sciences

This first edition of the European Healthy Soils Conference Series will address the relevance of healthy soils and soil fertility as prerequisite for a functioning society, environment, economy, and climate.

Swiss Chemistry Science Night 2023

15. Sep 2023 - 17:00, Casino Bern

The evening will be a celebration of discovery and innovation in the chemical sciences.

ILMAC 2023

26. Sep 2023 - 09:00, Messe Basel

Since 1959, ILMAC has been the sole Swiss industry fair for chemicals and life sciences that depicts all the industrial applications in process and laboratory technology. As a user-oriented trade fair, ILMAC is geared to experts in pharmaceuticals, chemicals, biotechnology, food, drinks, cosmetics and others. 

EFMC International Symposium on Chemical Biology (EFMC-ISCB 2023)

16. Nov 2023 - 09:00, Congress Center Basel

The biennial EFMC-ISMC is a key symposium in the field of medicinal chemistry and drug discovery and it traditionally attracts around 1.000 participants both from industry and academia.

SCS Conference on Stereochemistry 2024 (Bürgenstock Conference)

28. Apr 2024 - 16:00, Hotel Waldstätterhof

The ‘SCS Conference on Stereochemistry’, better known as ‘Bürgenstock Conference’, is an outstanding international chemistry meeting of high scientific quality, with an optimal setting for intense inter-disciplinary discussion.

9thEuChemS Chemistry Congress 2024

07. Jul 2024 - 16:00, Dublin (Ireland)

The ECC is a scientifically excellent European chemistry meeting that reflects the outstanding research being done in Europe as well as its role in the international scientific community.

SCS Conference on Stereochemistry 2025 (Bürgenstock Conference)

04. May 2025 - 16:00, Hotel Waldstätterhof

The ‘SCS Conference on Stereochemistry’, better known as ‘Bürgenstock Conference’, is an outstanding international chemistry meeting of high scientific quality, with an optimal setting for intense inter-disciplinary discussion.

SCS Conference on Stereochemistry 2026 (Bürgenstock Conference)

03. May 2026 - 16:00, Hotel Waldstätterhof

The ‘SCS Conference on Stereochemistry’, better known as ‘Bürgenstock Conference’, is an outstanding international chemistry meeting of high scientific quality, with an optimal setting for intense inter-disciplinary discussion.