Welcome to the Cluster of Excellence UniCat



The Einstein Center of Catalysis: catalyzer in natural and life sciences

The Einstein Foundation Berlin will in future fund the Einstein Center of Catalysis proposed by the Cluster of Excellenc


Converting a climate killer into alcohol

Since September 1, 2015 Assistant Professor Minoo Tasbihi has joined the UniCat group of Prof. Reinhard Schomäcker as vi


Joachim Sauer has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 Francois Gault Lectureship

Today, The European Federation of Catalysis Societis (EFCATS) has announced that Professor Joachim Sauer of the HU Berli

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is a Cluster of Excellence within the framework of the Excellence Initiative researching the economically important field of catalysis.
About 240 chemists, physicists, biologists and engineers of 4 universities and 2 Max Planck research institutes are involved in Berlin and Potsdam.