Young Chemist Award: Terms and Conditions

  • This contest is open to undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate or PhD students, enrolled at an academic institution located in the country where the contest is held at the time of submission.
  • Eligible contestants must reside in the country where the contest is held at the time of submission.
  • Your work should demonstrate novel research or an innovative approach to the applications of titration, ion chromatography, spectroscopy and/or electrochemistry, and must be substantially complete by the date of submission.
  • An abstract of your work must be submitted online with detailed contact information.
  • Metrohm is not responsible for any costs or problems in transmitting entries.
  • An objective panel of application experts at the local Metrohm subsidiary hosting the event will choose one winner. Their decision is final and binding.
  • An objective panel of experts at Metrohm International Headquarters, whose decision is final and binding, will chose three winners from the pool of winners of the national competitions.
  • The local Metrohm subsidiary hosting the event will alert the winner by phone or email, as provided by the entrant at the time of abstract submission.
  • The winner will present his/her work at a designated date/time (to be determined) and be celebrated at a dedicated event. Should the winner not agree to fulfill these presentation obligations, he/she therefore forfeits eligibility and a new winner will be chosen.
  • The three winners from all participating nations will be invited to Metrohm International Headquarters in Switzerland. To this end, Metrohm International Headquarters will provide the three winners with transportation to and lodging at Metrohm International Headquarters; costs for any travel companion(s) and all incidentals (as well as award taxes) are the responsibility of the winners.
  • This contest is not open to any Metrohm employees, nor to family members or affiliates of Metrohm employees.
  • Metrohm is solely responsible for this contest and award.
  • A list of winners will be available upon written request.