Since 1999, every second year during GDCh Chemistry Forum, the "Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker" (GDCh) hands over the Arfvedson-Schlenk-Award donated by Albemarle.

About the Arfvedson-Schlenk-Award

Johann August Arfvedson was the chemist who discovered the element lithium while Wilhelm Schlenk is known as a pioneer in organolithium chemistry.

The Arfvedson-Schlenk-Award intends to honor outstanding scientific and technical achievements in the field of lithium chemistry.

1999 Paul von Ragué Schleyer

2001 Gernot Boche

2003 Victor Sniekus

2005 Dietmar Stalke

2007 Hans Reich

2009 Carsten Strohmann

2011 Peter Bruce

2013 Robert E. Mulvey

2015 Clare Grey

2017 Jan Klett

2019 Martin Winter

2021 Eva Hevia