Welcome to the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) serves to advance the worldwide aspects of the chemical sciences and to contribute to the application of chemistry in the service of Humankind. As a scientific, international, non-governmental and objective body, IUPAC can address many global issues involving the chemical sciences.

IUPAC announces the verification of the discoveries of 4 new chemical elements: The 7th period of the periodic table of elements is complete.

Reminders & Deadlines:

  • 15 February 2016 - Call for Nominations for the 2016 IUPAC-Richter Prize in Medicinal Chemistry
  • 28 February 2016 - Application deadline for the 3rd call of the PhosAgro/UNESCO/IUPAC grant program - Green Chemistry for Life
  • 25 March 2016 - Call for Nominations for CHEMRAWN VII Prize for Green Chemistry