UniCat News – January/February 2015





CI Award: Activation of oxygen and hydrocarbon materials

09 February 2015

UniCat will present Dr. Anna Company Casadevall of the University of Girona, Spain, the Clara Immerwahr Award on 13 February 2015 at the Technische Universität Berlin.


Hope for new Antibiotics


21 January 2015

A German-French research team solves the structural paradigm of albicidin – funding provided by the TU Excellence Cluster "UniCat"


Speed up your sperm with light


20 January 2015

Shedding light on fertility / Researchers control swimming behaviour of sperm with light-sensitive enzyme / New publication of UniCat Professor Peter Hegemann



BIG-NSE Workshop and UniCat's New Year's Reception 2015


09 January 2015

Photos of the BIG-NSE Workshop and UniCat's New Year's Reception 2015 are online on our UniCat-Website.


Boudart Award for HJ Freund

05 January 2015

The North American Catalysis Society and the European Federation of Catalysis Societies have announced that UniCat Professor Hans Joachim Freund of the Fritz Haber Institute is the recipient of the 2015 Michel Boudart Award for the Advancement of Catalysis.


The Riddle of Platonic Catalysts is Solved


19 December 2014

The growth mechanism of platinum-nickel octahedron particles is discovered. The work of UniCat-Professor Peter Strasser in …


Upcoming Events


Award Ceremony of the Clara Immerwahr Award 2015

Fr. 13 February, 2015, 14:00
Technische Universität Berlin
Atrium (Lichthof)
Straße des 17. Juni 135
10623 Berlin



ICIQ-Unicat Summer School

6-9 July, 2015
Technische Universität Berlin
HBS building, HBS005
Hardenbergstraße 16-18
10623 Berlin