The European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC) is an independent association representing medicinal chemistry societies in Europe. Its objective is to advance the science of medicinal chemistry by promoting cooperation and networking, by providing training and mentoring, by rewarding scientific excellence, and by facilitating communication and influencing stakeholders.

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Section Medicinal Chemistry, Royal Netherlands Chemical Society (KNCV)


To promote scientific research and education in the area of Medicinal Chemistry. To bring together scientists in the field and to offer them a platform for discussion and exchange of ideas. To identify talent in the field. To organise meetings in the field.

Founded 28th August 1970
Members 274 (including student members)
Member profile Trade & Industry: 20%
Research Institute: 10%
University: 40%
Other: 30%
Postal address Dr P. Molenveld (secretary)
Kerkenbos 1013, 6546 BB Nijmegen
P.O. Box 6747
6503 GE Nijmegen The Netherlands
Telephone +31 (0)24 372 33 55
Fax +31 (0)24 372 33 05

Organisation of one Annual Scientific Meeting (1 day). Co-organisation of Dutch Medicine Days (FIGON) (1 days). Co-organisation of Annual NWO Platform Meeting. Co-organisation of sessions at KNCV Winter/Summer Congress. Participation in KNCV, NWO, FIGON and EFMC platforms. Dutch Medicinal Chemistry Award every 2 years for the best Dutch Ph.D. thesis in the field.

President Prof. Dr Roland PIETERS (Utrecht University)
Treasurer Dr F. DEKKER (University of Groningen)
Member Prof. Dr Henk TIMMERMAN ()

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