In a collaborative approach the groups of M. Kaupp and S. Shaik present a general conceptualization of the nature of metal–metal (M–M) bonding in transition-metal complexes by use of ab initio valence-bond theory.

An interview with UnisyCat researcher Benjamin Steininger in National Geographic about our dependence on fossil fuels in daily life.

Five UniSysCat research group leaders and one former Einstein visiting fellow contributed to a new textbook on “Bioorganometallic Chemistry”.

Markus Antonietti, member of UniSysCat, receives the 2020 Hermann Staudinger Award for excellence in macromolecular chemistry.

UniSysCat warmly welcomes Dr. Tobias Gensch as new Junior Research Group leader in the cluster of excellence.

UniSysCat welcomes Franziska Hess, who is appointed as junior professor for chemical catalysis at TU Berlin since April 2020, at the Institute of Chemistry. With her expertise, she will strengthen the research in area A and D...

We are pleased to announce that Peter Hegemann, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, has received the Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine 2020 together with Gero Miesenböck of Oxford University and Georg Nagel of the...

UniSysCat gives a warm welcome to Dr. Marius Horch as a new Junior Research Group leader in the field of Ultrafast Dynamics in Catalysis in the cluster of excellence.

The team of UniSysCat researcher Beatriz Roldán Cuenya was able to exploit the dynamic structural and chemical nature of Cu surfaces under pulsed electrocatalytic reaction conditions to convert the greenhouse gas CO2 into a...

In an interdisciplinary approach, six UniSysCat-related research groups investigated the isolated core unit of a [NiFe]-hydrogenase, which displays basic catalytic properties and may serve as blueprint for chemically...

UniSysCat Kickoff-Videos now online


Unifying Systems in Catalysis (UniSysCat) is funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) under Germany´s Excellence Strategy – EXC 2008/1– 390540038