Reaxys Award Russia 2019 winners were announced at the XXI Mendeleev Congress on General and Applied Chemistry
Winners of the prize Reaxys Award Russia 2019, established by Elsevier and the Mendeleev Russian Chemical Society were announced on 11 September 2019 г. in Saint-Petersburg at XXI Mendeleev Congress on General and Applied Chemistry. In the nomination "For significant contribution to the development of the most actively developing scientific topics in the world" (Prominent Cluster), which was awarded for 7 thematic clusters, the winner for significant contribution to the development of the topic "Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLED); Solar Cells; Conjugated Polymers" is Sergey Ponomarenko, director and head of the Laboratory of Functional Materials for Organic Electronics and Photonics of the Enikolopov Institute of Synthetic Polymer Materials or Russian Academy of Sciences.
The Reaxys Award Russia 2019 was established to promote and popularize science, to encourage outstanding scientists in the field of Chemistry and Material Sciences, to increase the qualitative and quantitative indicators of scientific activity. To select the winner, the contribution of a particular author to the development of national science was measured by the number of published scientific articles and their citations in the journals of international level, the significance of the research direction of the author from the point of view of world science in the field of Chemistry and Materials science, as defined by objective scientometric indicators, according to the Scopus database, as well as the complexity of the experiment and contribution to the national targets determined by the authoritative jury selected from members of the Mendeleev Russian Chemical Society, which ensures compliance with the Strategy of scientific and technological development of the Russian Federation.