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Annual Digital Catalysis & Catalysis-Related Sciences Conference 2022

NFDI4Cat invites you, the public and the scientific community to attend our Annual Digital Catalysis & Catalysis-Related Sciences Conference on September 23, 2022, at the DECHEMA House in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.


We would like to introduce to you the first live hosting of the yearly NFDI4Cat ADCR22 - Annual Digital Catalysis & Catalysis-Related Sciences Conference 2022.

During this event, NFDI4Cat will showcase the latest research and development in research data management for all steps of catalysis research and facilitate further exchange and collaboration on digital catalysis.

More Informations can be found here: Link zur Dechema Website



  • Dr. Andreas Förster (DECHEMA e.V.) 
  • Prof. Matthias Beller (Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse e.V.)
  • Dr. Sonja Schimmler (Fraunhofer FOKUS)
  • Prof. Mehtap Özaslan (Technische Universität Braunschweig)
  • Prof. Norbert Kockmann (TU Dortmund University)

Keynote Lectures

  • Prof. Takahashi (Hokkaido University, Japan)
  • Dr. Ansgar Schäfer (BASF SE)

Poster session

NFDI4Cat aims to motivate young academics and young professionals from the industry to contribute to research data management in catalysis and all catalysis-related sciences. Therefore, this event offers space for new and innovative topics to be presented and discussed as posters. For this reason, we invite the submission of abstracts for a poster presentation, which can be submitted until September 1st, 2022 using the "Submit Paper" button.

The winners will be presented on site at the end of the event. The award ceremony will be streamed online for all participants. Don't miss the opportunity to win one of our four poster prizes, courtesy of our sponsors hte and BASF SE.

Three prizes with expert evaluation

  • First prize: 400 EUR
  • Second prize: 200 EUR
  • Third prize: 100 EUR

This year, NFDI4Cat invites its community to participate in their first interdisciplinary Twitter poster session under the hashtag #ADCR22. The twitter poster with the most likes will also be awarded a prize of 200 EUR at the end of the event.

To be eligible for a prize, ADCR participants must:

  • Register to participate by Thursday, September 1, 2022 using the the "Submit Paper" button. Don’t forget to include a twitter handle!
  • Tweet their poster between Wednesday, 22 September 2022 at 8 am and Friday, 23 September 2022 at 10:00 am. The poster with the most likes by 14:00 on Friday will win. The award must be received by the author during the award ceremony either in person or virtually.
  • Tag @nfdi4cat and their institution, use the hashtag #ADCR22 and one of the following category hashtags:
    • #catalysis
    • #RDM
    • #processengineering

From dialogue to action @ the NFDI4Cat World Café

You are invited to join us in a collaborative conversation to develop collaborative ideas and new projects. Have a seat at the table and join us in collaborative dialogue, active engagement, and constructive opportunities for action on the following topics:

Topic Host
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and natural language processing (NLP) Dr. Sonja Schimmler (Fraunhofer FOKUS)
Ontologies and Taxonomies Prof. Norbert Kockmann and M.Sc. Alexander Behr (TU Dortmund University)
Electronic laboratory notebooks tbd
Open science - digital economy Dr. Stephan Andreas Schunk (hte GmbH )