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Umicore Catalysis Symposium

Exploring New Frontiers in Catalytic Processes and Solutions

Join us at the Umicore Catalysis Symposium, where industry leaders, researchers, and innovators converge to explore cutting-edge advancements in catalysis. This symposium, hosted by Umicore, delves into the latest breakthroughs, trends, and applications shaping the future of catalytic processes. Engage in insightful discussions, gain invaluable knowledge, and network with experts driving transformative changes in this dynamic field.

Top-notch opportunity to discuss with industry leaders, academics, and experts. 

The first two symposiums took place in the US. Now the next one will be in Europe in Q4/2024.
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1st Umicore Catalysis Symposium - 2019

The inaugural Umicore Catalysis Symposium at the Kimpton Marlowe Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts, united top minds in chemical process R&D. Aimed at exchanging insights on homogeneous catalysis technologies, it highlighted applications in pharmaceuticals and fine chemicals on an industrial scale. Keynote speakers Nobel Laureate Robert Grubbs and esteemed scientist Nilay Hazari sparked great interest, offering profound insights. 

2nd Umicore Catalysis Symposium - 2023

Its second Umicore Catalysis Symposium was held in San Francisco, CA, attracting around 50 scientists from prominent Bay Area pharmaceutical companies such as Genentech and Gilead, among others. Esteemed speakers like Prof. Neufeldt from Montana State University, James Murray, Kyle Mack of Genentech, Haifeng Yang from Merck & Co., Inc., Achim Link of Solvias, Joshua Dunetz of Gilead, and Prof. Rovis from Columbia University graced the event. Additionally, Umicore's Philip Wheeler highlighted the significance of metal catalysis in sustainable chemical processes. 

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