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11/15/10

Regina Palkovits has been awarded the Prize for Innovation of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, Category Young Scientist

Regina Palkovits has been awarded the Prize for Innovation of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, Category Young Scientist

Regina Palkovits received this award for her research on new strategies for the conversion of biomass to biofuels by means of new catalysts. With this prize the federal state government of North Rhine-Westphalia appreciates the trend-setting work of Dr. Regina Palkovits on the development of new energy carriers for the mobility of the future. The jury stated: "The research results of Mrs. Dr. Palkovits show high creativity…and direct the way to sustainable energy supply". The prize endowed with 50.000€ goes for the first time to a female scientist.