ISMEC 2018
International Symposium on Metal Complexes



Fernando Pulidori Prize 2018

Fernando Pulidori (1928-2007)


This year the 11th edition of the Fernando Pulidori (1928-2007) Prize  will take place. The prize will be awarded to a young coordination chemist, preferably an expert in thermodynamics and/or kinetics of complexation phenomena in solution, and author of an original paper published in the period 2016-2018 or accepted for publication at the deadline of application (the acceptation letter should be produced).

Eligible candidates should be not more than 30 years old on December 31st, 2018 (i.e. they should be born on or after January 1st, 1988), PhD students or grantees at a University or Research Centre.

 The Fernando Pulidori Prize 2018 is supported by:



Candidates should present the following documents:

  • a copy of the paper in PDF format;

  • a curriculum vitae in the EU format and a summary of the scientific activity;

  • a cover letter explaining the role of the candidate in the work described in the paper presented for evaluation;

  • a copy of a valid ID.


Applicants must be registered and send an email to the Congress Secretariat ( - subject: Pulidori Prize) before  April 22nd, 2018

Submitted applications will be evaluated by the Scientific International Committee of ISMEC2018;  the scientific impact of the paper, its originality and innovative character in the field of thermodynamics and kinetics of complexes in solution, the curriculum of the applicant and her/his contribution to the research will be taken into account.

Feedback on the application will be provided by May 10th,  2018.

The winner will take part in ISMEC 2018 with the registration free of charge, she/he will be awarded a prize of 250 € and she/he will have the chance to orally present the winning paper at the award ceremony. An extended abstract of the winner's scientific activity will be published in “La Chimica & l’Industria”, the official journal of the Italian Chemical Society.

  The winner  of the 2018 Fernando Pulidori Prize is


from the University of Debrecen

Congratulations to Norbert!


Poster Awards

Two posters, judged by an independent commission, will be awarded each with a book from the SIGELs Metal Ions in Life Sciences series.                           



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