Dr. Karl Wamsler Innovation Award for catalysis research


TUM-president Prof. Wolfgang A. Herrmann with Clariant-CEO Dr. Hariolf Kottmann and Susanne Wamsler after signing the agreement. (Image: Benz / TUM)

Specialty chemicals company Clariant and the TUM signed an agreement covering the joint presentation of a new award: The "Dr. Karl Wamsler Innovation Award" will promote excellent performance in the field of ca-talysis, including bio-catalysis and White Biotechnology. The award was initiated by Clariant and is inspired by the memory of Dr. Karl Wamsler, who passed away on June 18, 2016. was one of the most important and formative figures in post-war German chemistry and a generous patron when it came to supporting science and the arts. Find out more on Campus news