The Janssen Prize for Creativity in Organic Synthesis is awarded every other year by Janssen Research & Development LLC in conjunction with the Belgian Organic Synthesis Symposium to an organic chemist who has made a significant contribution to the field of organic synthesis. The prize consists of a medal, a citation as well as 20.000 Euros.
Nomination of scientists of public or private universities, government institutions or industry / pharmaceutical companies will be taken into consideration based on the following criteria:
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Prof. Phil Baran (The Scripps Research Institute, United States) has been designated by the Jury as the winner of the 2020 Janssen Prize for Creativity in Organic Synthesis.
Professor Baran’s transformative contributions and accomplishments in the field of organic synthesis center on the complexity of the synthetic challenges he addresses, the innovative solutions he develops, the speed at which he successfully accomplishes these transformations, and the industry-wide applicability of his approach (find out more here).
Due to the postponement of the symposum, Professor Baran will be invited to deliver a keynote lecture on July 7, 2022 & he will receive a trophy and certificate from Janssen Prize jury president B. Feringa and Percy Carter, Global Head, Discovery Sciences, Janssen Research & Development.