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Umicore Materials
Technology Award 2015*
Convinced of the overall importance of Research &
Development for future growth and prosperity, Umicore has
established the “Umicore Materials Technoloy Awards”.
With these awards, Umicore wants to recognize original
scientific contributions in the following fields:
• Fine Particle technology/applications
• Sustainable technology for metal containing compounds
• Sustainable energy related topics
• Materials for (heterogeneous and homogeneous)
• Economic and societal issues around metal containing
Mehtap Özaslan,
winner Umicore PhD award 2014
In 2015 Umicore will grant a “Umicore Materials Technology Award” - amounting to
10,000 euro - for a PhD-thesis defended between October 1st, 2012 and September 30th,
2014 at a university in the European Economic Area + Switzerland. In addition to this,
Umicore will also grant 4 awards “MSc-theses” amounting to 2,500 euro for a MSc
obtained at a Belgian University.
Deadline for applications is October 1st, 2014.
A partnership has been established with the “Fond de la Recherche Scientifique – FNRS”
and the “Fonds voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek - FWO” to carry out the selection
procedures. Regulations and application forms can be found on and on
Umicore is a materials technology group. Its activities are centered on four business areas: Catalysis, Energy
Materials, Performance Materials and Recycling. Each business area is divided into market-focused business
For more information: [email protected] /
* Formerly called “Umicore Scientific Award”