The 15th edition of the ChemCYS took place from 19th until 21st February 2020 in Blankenberge, Belgium. Emiel Dobbelaar represented the JCF and presented our activities during the poster session.

More information can be found in his article: E. Dobbelaar, Nachrichten aus der Chemie, 68 (5), 2020, 99.

The national board visited in the last week of January, from 27th until 31st January 2020 several important partners to talk about the existing and future cooperations.

On Monday the annual industry tour of our national board members started at the BASF in Ludwigshafen 🚆. Besides a tour through the analytical labs 🧪⚗️ and many fruitful discussions the focus laid on the planning of further projects and cooperations. Thanks to the BASF for the exciting day, the huge participation and the interest in our work!


Bayer (Leverkusen) was the second stop at the industry tour 2020. Besides the mandatory jump into the ball pit, an overview over the in-house consulting was a highlight of an interesting day. Thanks for the great day, we are looking forward to further projects and cooperations!


Also the 3rd stop of our federal board members was in Leverkusen. At LANXESS they had the great opportunity to visit the production at the plant Zeto2. Thanks for the exciting day and the constructive exchange!


Besides visiting our partners Bayer and Laxess the days in cologne were used to meet with the JCF cologne to talk about the Frühjahrssymposium 2020.


Together with members of regional groups, the federal board members visited ALTANA in Wesel. After inspiring talks and fruitful discussions the group got to see the labs and production of BYK Additives. Thanks to everyone of the ALTANA group making the day so interesting. We are looking forward to our next projects!


The last stop of the industry tour 2020 was the International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Center (ISC3) in Bonn. The agenda was very constructive and lead to an excellent exchange between both parties regarding visions and strategies toward a sustainable future in chemistry.

More information can be found in the article: M. Walther, Nachrichten aus der Chemie, 68 (5), 2020, 99-100.

The 15th EYCN Delegate Assembly took place in Sitges, Spain from 26th until 29th January 2020. Maximilian Menche and Sebastian Balser represented the JCF and presented our activities.

More information can be found in their article: M. Menche, S. Balser, Nachrichten aus der Chemie, 68 (4), 2020, 88.

The four scientific societies – Umbrella Organizaton Geosciences (DVGeo), German Mathematician Society (DMV)German Chemical Society (GDCh) and German Life Science Association (VBIO) – are concerned about the increasing global warming. They urge politics and economy to take facts provided by science into account and to determine effective measures for climate protection. 
More information can be found in the news release.

The first Nachrichten aus der Chemie issue of 2020 by Wiley-VCH has been published. As usual, the january edition is freely available in the Wiley Online Library - have a look! 🔎

The JCF wishes Merry Christmas, blessed holidays and a contemplative time with your loved ones! 🎄🎅 Have a good New Year!

What is actually... 

Many interesting (everyday) questions are addressed and scientifically presented on the website Fascination Chemistry by the GDCh. 💡🔍

Have a look through the exciting articles!


The general assembly of the Young German Physical Society (jDPG) took place from 29th November until 1st December 2019 in Fulda. Emiel Dobbelaar represented the JCF and its acitivities. New cooperations could be iniitiated we look forward to!

The new JCF national board visited the GDCh office in Frankfurt on the Main. During a versatile program, different topics were addressed and new projects initiated. With a lot of new ideas we can start the new year together.

From 6th until 7th November 2019 the 21st Frankfurt job market took place. With countless information stands, talks from science related companies and workshops about application process, the event was a complete success. The live job interview with followed elucidations and discussion at the end was one of the highlights. The JCF thanks the JCF Frankfurt for the excellent organisation and all the best to the job seekers.