Nominations are open for the 2023 Ryoji Noyori ACES Award

The Ryoji Noyori ACES Award recognizes outstanding scientific work in the development and fundamental understanding of the field of chemistry. The 12 societies of the Asian Chemical Editorial Society (ACES) have established the award to honor Professor Noyori’s instrumental role in nurturing the collaborative ACES spirit and as the founding chairman of the Editorial Board of Chemistry – An Asian Journal.


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Deadline 31st March 2022


The award consists of an invitation to deliver a lecture at the Ryoji Noyori ACES Award Symposium, €1000, and a certificate. The award symposium will either be held at a prominent conference or as a virtual event. If the symposium takes place in person, travel expenses will also be covered.


The award will be presented to an individual investigator who has conducted outstanding research demonstrating high levels of excellence and distinction in the field of chemistry. The award winner will be selected on the basis of the outstanding quality, novelty and significance of the candidate’s research.

Nomination process:

Nominations for the Ryoji Noyori ACES Award must be submitted directly to by 31 March 2022. Individuals may nominate themselves or be nominated by peers or affiliated organizations, subject to nominee consent.

The award winner will be selected by a scientific committee comprising representatives of the ACES journals and societies. The successful nominee will be informed by August 1, 2022, after which a public announcement will be issued. The award will be presented at the Ryoji Noyori ACES Award Symposium.

The submitted nomination package must include:

  1. A nomination letter (1 page) and research summary statement highlighting key research discoveries and their impact (1 page)
  2. Curriculum Vitae (2 pages maximum).
  3. A list of significant publications from within the last five years (2 pages maximum)

The decision of the award committee is final and no further correspondence will be entertained.