Welcome to the Cluster of Excellence UniCat

Clara Immerwahr Award for Dr. Rebecca Melen
Ceremony on Friday, February12, 2016 at 2 pm: program and registration



DexLeChem wins the Next Economy Award 2015

Yesterday, the UniCat spin-off DexLeChem has won one out of four Next Economy Awards of the Foundation German Sustainabi


Clara Immerwahr Award 2016 for Rebecca Melen

Dr. Rebecca Melen from Cardiff University, UK, wins UniCat’s Clara Immerwahr Award 2016 for outstanding achievements in


Using light to switch on nerve cells

Research prize for UniCat Professor Peter Hegeman, founder of optogenetics



● Lettering in red type = Events Organized or Coorganized by UniCat
● Lettering in green type = For Your Interest: External Events Concerning Catalysis


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.