Johannes Lercher and David Milstein receive 2016 ENI Awards for catalysis research

The 2016 Eni Award prizes will be pre­sent­ed on 20 Octo­ber dur­ing an offi­cial cer­e­mo­ny at the Palaz­zo del Quiri­nale in Rome.

The New Fron­tiers in Hydro­car­bons – Down­stream prize has ben award­ed to Pro­fes­sor Johannes Lercher, from the Tech­ni­cal Uni­ver­si­ty-Munich, for his research project Nov­el cat­alyt­ic strate­gies to Alkenes and Alka­nols.

The Envi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion Prize has been award­ed to Pro­fes­sor David Mil­stein, from the Weiz­mann Insti­tute of Sci­ence-Israel, for the research project Nov­el, Envi­ron­men­tal­ly Friend­ly, Effi­cient Cat­alyt­ic Reac­tions to Replace Pol­lut­ing Process­es.