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2016 National « Joseph-Achille Le Bel » Prize awarded to Christian Bruneau

Christian Bruneau, IRHC in the “Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes”, - UMR CNRS Université de Rennes1 6226, has been awarded the Joseph-Achille Le Bel prize ...

Catalysis with weak interactions on the cover of Chemistry - A European Journal

The work “Palladium-Catalysed Cross-Coupling Reactions Controlled by Noncovalent Zn···N Interactions” has been highlighted as Cover article in the journal Chemistry – a European Journal.

ERC Funding

Fabrice Pointillart obtained an ERC Consolidator Grant.

Pd-catalyzed C–H arylation of benzoxazoles and benzothiazoles at the C7 position has been developed

The recent work “Palladium-Catalyzed Regioselective C–H Bond Arylations of Benzoxazoles and Benzothiazoles at the C7 Position” from OMC team....

Selective Metathesis of alpha-Olefins from Bio-sourced Fischer-Tropsch Feeds

The search for a low-cost process for the valorization of linear alpha-olefins combining high productivity and high selectivity is a long-standing goal to chemists...

π-conjugated phospholes highlighted on the back cover of Chem. Soc. Rev

The recent work “π-Conjugated phospholes and their incorporation into devices: components with a great deal of potential” from OMC team...

SCF : 2016 “Membre distingué” prize

Dr. Jean-René Hamon (DR1 CNRS) is laureate of «Membre Distingué sénior 2016» prize from “Société Chimique de France”...

ISCR and OMC team doubly decorated by the CNRS last December 15, 2014

On December 15, 2014, at the University of Rennes 1 (Beaulieu campus), CNRS Silver and Bronze Medals have been handed over to Prof. Jean-François Carpentier and Doctor Fabrice Pointillart

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8 February 2017

Team presentation

The Organometallics: Materials & Catalysis team, composed of 43 researchers, professors and lecturers, 14 engineers and technicians, 42 PhD students and post-doctoral assistants, gathers a unique expertise in the domain of organometallic and coordination chemistry.

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7 February 2017

Coming events

The Third International Green Catalysis Symposium & Advanced School on Green Chemistry
Rennes 1 University - 23 & 24 of March 2017
Contact : Christophe Darcel (3 62 71) - (...)

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Scientific events

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March 23-24, 2017


June 11-15, 2017