The 2022 Elsevier Foundation Chemistry for Climate Action Challenge

Application Deadline: July 14, 2022

After 5 successful editions of the Elsevier Foundation Green & Sustainable Chemistry Challengeand thousands of proposals from around the world, Elsevier Foundation is proud to re-launch as the Chemistry for Climate Action Challenge.

With a new focus on Climate Action, the Challenge also supports SDG5, Gender Equality, recognizing the pivotal role that women play in combating climate change. Projects submitted to the Challenge must integrate a gender dimension (such as addressing the role of women in adapting to climate shifts and participating in policy-making and leadership roles) into their projects.

The Elsevier Foundation Chemistry for Climate Action Challenge is jointly run by the Elsevier Foundation and Elsevier’s chemistry journals team.

Requirements

  • The Challenge is open to individuals and organizations whose projects use green and sustainable chemistry solutions to tackle some of the developing world’s greatest sustainability challenges.

Prize:

  • The Elsevier Foundation Chemistry for Climate Action Challenge awards 2 prizes of €25,000 each.

The Challenge award projects that use green and sustainable chemistry solutions to tackle some of the developing world’s greatest sustainability challenges – encouraging researchers to come up with new solutions. The prizes will be awarded during a special event in October 2022.

Application Procedure:

The Elsevier Foundation Chemistry for Climate Action Challenge is articulated in the following phases.
• Submission phase: this is the general submission period. Proposals can be submitted from March 14th to July 14.
• Reviewing phase: out of all submitted proposals, the Top tier eligible proposals will be selected by a panel of reviewers and will be advanced to the judging phase.
• Judging phase: the scientific jury will evaluate the proposals and identify the finalists.

The Top 5 finalists will be selected to compete for the two prizes and will be invited to present their proposal at a special event in October 2022.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Elsevier Foundation Chemistry for Climate Action Challenge