The Netherlands Catalysis and Chemistry Award consists of a certificate and a prize of €10,000. It is sponsored by the Netherlands Organization of Catalysis Industries (VIRAN) and administered by the Dutch Catalysis Society (DCS).
The winner is selected by a committee of renowned catalysis researchers; the selection will be based on accomplishments and contributions made within the last 10 years. Candidates are active researchers from academia, research institutes or industry located in The Netherlands or Belgium. The candidate may have carried out part of the research in other countries or is currently active abroad.
The next NCCA will be awarded in 2019. Nominations will open mid-2018.
Previous recipients of the prize are:
2009 Prof. Dr. B. M. Weckhuysen, Utrecht University
2015 Prof. Dr. B. Feringa, University of Groningen