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14 Oct, 2015, 14:30 ET CHF and LSF Announce Merger

 On October 9, 2015, the board of directors of the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) in Philadelphia approved a merger with the Life Sciences...


29 Jul, 2014, 10:00 ET CHF Awarded $3 Million Grant for Dr. Arnold O. Beckman Legacy Project

 The Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) has been awarded a $3 million grant from the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation for the Arnold O....


23 Jun, 2014, 11:30 ET Robert S. Langer to Receive 2014 Biotechnology Heritage Award

The Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) and the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) have selected Robert S. Langer to receive the 2014...


19 May, 2014, 15:00 ET CHF Presents Awards to Innovators from Around the World at Heritage Day 2014

Each year the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) presents awards to innovators and leaders in the molecular sciences on Heritage Day.  This...


21 Jan, 2014, 16:00 ET Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw to Receive the 2014 Othmer Gold Medal

She will accept CHF's top award at a dinner ceremony, the premier event of Heritage Day 2014 in Philadelphia. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, chairman...


14 May, 2013, 16:19 ET Chemical Heritage Foundation Names Carsten Reinhardt President and CEO

 Carsten Reinhardt, professor of the history of science at Bielefeld University, Germany, will become president and CEO of the Chemical...


21 Apr, 2013, 11:59 ET El Dr. George Rosenkranz recibirá el Premio al Legado Biotecnológico 2013 (Biotechnology Heritage Award)

CHICAGO y FILADELFIA, 21 de abril de 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  La Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) y la Biotechnology Industry Organization...


21 Apr, 2013, 11:59 ET George Rosenkranz to Receive 2013 Biotechnology Heritage Award

Award presented during keynote lunch at the 2013 BIO International Convention.  The Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) and the...


08 Feb, 2013, 12:26 ET Harry B. Gray to Receive Othmer Gold Medal at Heritage Day 2013

 Harry B. Gray, the Arnold O. Beckman Professor of Chemistry and the founding director of the Beckman Institute at the California Institute of...


30 Jan, 2012, 11:59 ET Marye Anne Fox to Receive Othmer Gold Medal at Heritage Day 2012

Chancellor of University of California, San Diego, will be honored during a day of awards at the Chemical Heritage Foundation on April 13...


01 Nov, 2011, 12:01 ET Matt Ridley to Present Optimistic View of Growing World Population, Predicted to Reach 9 Billion by 2050

Ridley speaks at Manhattan Club on Tuesday, November 15, 6 p.m., in the closing keynote address of Feeding the World Conference. Event is free....


16 Dec, 2010, 17:00 ET Kazuo Inamori to Receive 2011 Othmer Gold Medal at 10th Annual Heritage Day

Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Kyocera Corporation will be honored during a day of awards and honors at the Chemical Heritage Foundation Kazuo...


05 Mar, 2010, 08:00 ET Chemical Heritage Foundation Announces Spring Programs

The Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) at 315 Chestnut Street in Old City kicks off the spring of 2010 with a host of new programs, including the...


25 Jan, 2010, 11:59 ET Chemical Heritage Foundation to Present Othmer Gold Medal to George M. Whitesides

Whitesides will be honored at Heritage Day 2010, a two-day celebration beginning with the 13th annual presentation of the Othmer Gold Medal. The...


02 Oct, 2009, 14:32 ET Chemical Heritage Foundation Museum and Conference Center Awarded With Architectural Excellence

The Pennsylvania chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Pennsylvania) recognized the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF)...


17 Jul, 2009, 10:26 ET Chemical Heritage Foundation Honored by New York Festivals Awards

The Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) is proud to announce that its scientific podcast series Distillations has received a New York Festivals...


27 Jan, 2009, 08:00 ET Chemical Heritage Foundation to Present Othmer Gold Medal to Ahmed Zewail

Nobel laureate, creator of femtochemistry, global speaker and advocate for science education will be honored at Heritage Day 2009, a full-day...


22 Jan, 2009, 15:44 ET Robin Clark to Receive Inaugural Franklin-Lavoisier Prize

Clark will receive the award at the Chimie et Art conference in Paris on Wednesday, January 28, 2009 The Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) and...


30 Sep, 2008, 01:00 ET Chemical Heritage Foundation Presents Making Modernity and Unveils New Museum and Conference Space

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) has expanded its headquarters at 315 Chestnut in Old City to...


04 Feb, 2008, 00:00 ET Chemical Heritage Foundation to Present 2008 Othmer Gold Medal to Yuan Tseh Lee

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) has announced that Yuan Tseh Lee, Nobel laureate in...


29 Aug, 2007, 01:00 ET P&G Scientist to Receive SCI Gordon E. Moore Medal

NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of the Chemical Industry (SCI), America Section, will award the fourth...


20 Jun, 2007, 01:00 ET Chemical Heritage Foundation Names Thomas R. Tritton President

PHILADELPHIA, June 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thomas R. Tritton, Ph.D will become president of the Chemical Heritage Foundation ("CHF")...


07 Feb, 2007, 00:00 ET Chemical Heritage Foundation to Present 2007 Othmer Gold Medal to Thomas Cech

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) has announced that Thomas Cech, Nobel laureate in Chemistry (1989) and...


15 Nov, 2006, 00:00 ET Ralph Cicerone to Present 2006 Ullyot Public Affairs Lecture at Chemical Heritage Foundation

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- On 16 November 2006, Ralph J. Cicerone, the president of the National Academy of Sciences, will deliver...


15 Oct, 2006, 01:00 ET Chemical Heritage Foundation to Present First Roy G. Neville Prize to Robert E. Schofield

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chemical Heritage Foundation is pleased to honor The Enlightened Joseph Priestley: A Study of His Life...