Dannie van Osch named 2019 CAS Future Leader

CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society, announced this week the participants selected for the 2019 CAS Future Leaders program. Dannie van Osch from Eindhoven University of Technology, Chief Business Officer at TU/e spin-off Vertoro and postdoc, has been selected as one of several international Ph.D. students and postdoctoral researchers who garnered an all-expense paid visit to CAS headquarters in Columbus, OH this August to collaborate on exciting new initiatives that support the scientific community.

Celebrating its 10th year, the CAS Future Leaders program awards early-career scientists with essential scientific, business and leadership training and a trip to the ACS National Meeting & Exposition. This year's participants were selected among hundreds of applicants, representing 16 countries across a wide array of scientific disciplines.

"We are honored to host the next class of CAS Future Leaders, providing them with access to industry thought leaders and entrepreneurs as a means to help them propel their already impressive contributions to science," said Manuel Guzman, President of CAS. "These participants were chosen from a competitive field of applicants from top institutions and labs around the world. CAS will arrange two weeks of opportunities for them to forge connections with potential research partners, gain exposure to global perspectives and be inspired by some of the best young minds in chemistry.”

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