Dr. Karl Wamsler Innovation Award

The Dr. Karl Wamsler Innovation Award is presented by the TUM and the chemicals company Clariant to promote excellent performance in the field of catalysis, including bio-catalysis and White Biotechnology.

The award is named after Dr. Karl Wamsler who died in 2016. Wamsler was one of the most important and formative figures in post-war German chemistry. He was also a generous patron when it came to supporting science and the arts and was named TUM Honorary Senator in 2015. The award was introduced in 2017 and carries a monetary award of 50,000 euros.

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The award winners:


In brackets: Year in which the award was received

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