International Year of Chemistry, 2011

UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization IUPAC - International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

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International Year of Chemistry 2011

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Contact Detail

Filip Dvorak Ideas Activities
  • Head of Communications and Government Relations, Business Center Europe Central, BASF
    Vienna, Austria
  • Email
    Tel +43 1 878 90 221
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  • Organizations:

    Hungarian Chemical Society (MKE), Slovak Chemical Society (SCHS), Polish Chemical Society, Copernicus Science Center, Polish Chamber of Chemical Industry (PIPC),
    Gedeon Richter, TEVA, MOL, TVK, sanofi-aventis/Chinoin,
  • IYC Interests:

    Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
    Encourage interest of young people in chemistry
    Generate enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry
    Celebrate the role of women in chemistry
  • Web Site:


As part of the International Year of Chemistry programme series, the Hungarian Chemical Society and BASF have crowned their joint efforts by establishing a unique online chemistry knowledge base. Developed by Hungarian scientists with the intention to present to and promote chemistry among the young generation, the new website will be launched in 10 countries, including Austria, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Croatia, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, and Slovenia.

Available in 11 languages, the website introduces the fascinating side of chemistry through a raft of interactive applications, games, videos, and other interesting features.