The Prix Schläfli of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) is one of the oldest prizes in Switzerland. Since the first awarding in 1866, 119 young talents in different natural science disciplines have been distinguished.
Award ceremony for the Prix Schläfli "Chemistry" 2020
The Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) has awarded the Prix Schläfli 2021 to the four most important insights gained by young researchers at Swiss universities. Robert Pollice has been awarded by the Prix Schläfli "Chemistry" 2020 for his analysis during his PhD on how materials such as perfluoroalkanes, including Teflon, hold together – a first step towards reducing environmental pollution and health risks.