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KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

The 28th Organic Chemistry Winter Meeting

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Awarded: NOK 70,655

Project Period: 2013-2014

Location: Vestland

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

Organisk Kjemisk Vintermøte, Skeikampen 12.-15. januar 2012

The 27th Organic Winter Meeting will take place January 12th-15th 2012 at Thon Hotel Skeikampen. This conference is the national meeting in organic chemistry in Norway, and it is held under the umbrella of the Division of Organic Chemistry of the Norwegia n Chemical Society. Since the initiation ...

Awarded: NOK 26,264

Project Period: 2012-2012

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

Fundamental understanding of the controlling factor for the C5+ selectivity for Co/CNF catalysts in Fischer Tropsch synthesis

Fischer-Tropsch synthesis is one of the key processes in natural gas conversion. Enormous efforts have been devoted to increase C5+ selectivity. However, a detailed understanding of elementary steps leading to chain growth is still missing. The project a ddresses identification of important fact...

Awarded: NOK 1.9 mill.

Project Period: 2011-2013

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

Synthesis of resolvin D1 and analogs as potential anti-angiogenetic agents

Epidemiological studies have linked fat fish consumption to lower rates of several diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer's disease. Fish contains high levels of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) such as eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid. Recently, the potential efficacy of...

Awarded: NOK 1.9 mill.

Project Period: 2011-2013

Location: Oslo

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

Design and synthesis of chiral aminophosphonates: from biomimetic catalysis to phosphapeptides

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Awarded: NOK 1.8 mill.

Project Period: 2011-2015

Location: Oslo

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

Gold catalysis and new chiral NHC compounds.

Gold catalysis of organic reactions has become a rapidly expanding field in recent years after being neglected by organic chemists for a long time. Gold catalysts react in very selective ways and may give access to highly complex molecules. The present p roject describes the continued investigat...

Awarded: NOK 1.8 mill.

Project Period: 2011-2013

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

Fundamental understanding of catalyst nanoparticles by atomic scale chemical imaging

Fundamental study down to the atomic level is crucial for improving our understanding of catalysts and enhancing our ability for their rational design. The present project deals with exploring advanced TEM techniques such as aberration corrected microscop y and environmental TEM for imaging of co...

Awarded: NOK 2.8 mill.

Project Period: 2011-2013

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

Støtte til det 26. Organisk Kjemisk Vintermøte

Organisk Kjemisk Vintermøte er en årlig, nasjonal konferanse for alle innen organisk kjemi i Norge. Der inviteres post docs, PhD og master studenter samt representanter fra industrien til å publisere resultater fra nyeste forskning. Hvert år inviteres 3-4 utenlandske forskere som er internajonal...

Awarded: NOK 69,999

Project Period: 2011-2012

Location: Oslo

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

Plenary lecturers at Katalysesymposiet 2010

The Catalysis Symposium of the Norwegian Chemical Society's Catalysis Section is the sole meeting point encompassing the complete catalysis community in Norway. It is organized on a near-annual basis, basically leaving out only those years in which anothe r important catalysis conference, organiz...

Awarded: NOK 19,999

Project Period: 2010-2010

Location: Vestland

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

IUPAC 18th International Conference on Organic Synthesis

As outlined in the application for IUPAC Sponsorship (see attached Project description) the conference programme will give a broad and thorough overview of the current trends in organic synthesis. To secure the quality of the programme an outstanding Inte rnational Advisory Board has been appoint...

Awarded: NOK 0.35 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2010

Location: Vestland

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

Novel carbenoid chemistry

Halogenation reactions are of great practical importance within the field of synthetic organic chemistry, and halogenated molecules can have highly advantageous biological properties. For instance, fluorinated and chlorinated molecules are frequently enco untered both in drug design and among nat...

Awarded: NOK 2.8 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2014

Location: Oslo

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

Quantum modelling studies of local coordination of T-atoms in zeolites

Aluminosilicate zeolites are solid acids that may act as catalysts for various reactions, such as the conversion of methanol to light alkenes. Recent NMR results obtained in a joint project between UiO and the group of Prof. Francis Taulelle in Versailles , France, give new insight into the local...

Awarded: NOK 1.9 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2013

Location: Oslo

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

Synthesis, molecular modelling and biological evaluation of protectin D1 and analogs

Inntak av omega-3-fettsyrer som eicosapentaensyre (EPA) og docosaheksaensyre (DHA) har i flere studier vist å gi positive helseeffekter. Disse omega-3-fettsyrene finnes i tran og fet fisk. De eksakte molekylære årsakene til disse positive helseeffektene e r ennå ikke klarlagt. Ny forskning utfø...

Awarded: NOK 2.8 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2014

Location: Oslo

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

Gold catalysis and new chiral NHC ligands.

Gold catalysis of organic reactions has become a rapidly expanding field in recent 5 years after being neglected by organic chemists for a long time. Gold complexes are less oxophilic than other common Lewis acids, but they are highly reactive as Lewis a cids towards carbon-carbon multiple bonds...

Awarded: NOK 0.91 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2011

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

Det 25. Organisk Kjemiske Vintermöte

Dessa vintermöten anordnas varje år av Norsk Kjemisk Selskap. Ansvaret för arrangangen roterar mella lärosätena i Norge och vid vilka en huvudansvarig utses.För år 2010 är det undertecknad vid Univeritetet i Ttomsø som har fått detta ansvar. Med denna ans ökan begärs ett finansiellt stöd från NFR...

Awarded: NOK 74,714

Project Period: 2010-2010

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

Understanding catalytic effects in Pd alloy model systems and membranes through advanced characterization and modelling.

The manipulation of adsorption properties of catalysts and membranes in H2/CO mixtures has been targeted many researchers, and has relevance to natural gas conversion in general and hydrogen technology in particular. We recently discovered that the inhibi tion of hydrogen transport through PdAg m...

Awarded: NOK 5.1 mill.

Project Period: 2010-2014

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

Structure-Activity Relationship and Binding Mode for Cyclopentapeptide Antagonists of CXCR4, a Therapeutic Target in HIV/AIDS and Oncology

The main physiological role of the human G-protein coupled chemokine receptor CXCR4 and its natural ligand SDF-1a is homing of leukocytes and embryonic development. However, CXCR4 has also been shown to be involved in the pathology of several serious dise ases, most notably AIDS (HIV entry point ...

Awarded: NOK 2.9 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2013

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

Norsk katalysesymposium 2009

Norsk katalysesymposium arrangeres i Trondheim 30.11. - 1.12.2009. Vertskap for arrangementet er katalysegruppa ved NTNU. Konferansen samler en stor andel av de som er aktive innen katalyse i Norge innen akademia og instituttsektoren, samt sentrale aktøre r fra industrien. Symposiumet fungerer og...

Awarded: NOK 20,092

Project Period: 2009-2010

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

The state of rhenium in cobalt-rhenium Fischer-Tropsch catalysts

Kobolt baserte Fischer-Tropsch katalysatorer får høyere aktivitet dersom de promoteres med en liten mengde av et annet metall. Det kan være edelmetaller som Pt, Re, men ogs rimeligere alternativer som Ni. Dette prosjektet søker å finne ut mer om interaksjonene mellom kobolt og promotoren i kataly...

Awarded: NOK 2.9 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2014

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

Advanced Characterisation of Local Coordination of T-atoms in Microporous Materials with CHA Topology

The Catalysis group at the Department of Chemistry, University of Oslo and the Department of Hydrocarbon Process Chemistry at SINTEF Materials and Chemistry have been collaborating fruitfully for decades, and during the last 10 years they have exploited t he synergy between experimental and compu...

Awarded: NOK 2.1 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2013

Location: Oslo

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

Design, synthesis and biological evaluation of selective antagonists for the various adenosine receptors

Adenosine is a signaling substance, which mediate its effects by activation of fours different G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCR) (A1, A2A, A2B and A3). The receptors differs in their affinity for adenosine as well as their downstream signaling pathways a ctivated in the target cells. The ARs are...

Awarded: NOK 1.9 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2011

Location: Oslo

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

Engineering of Pt nanoparticles in Propane Dehydrogenation

Nanocrystals with well controlled size, shape and surface composition provides excellent opportunities not only in fundamental study of heterogeneous catalysis but also for improving existing catalysts or design new catalysts for chemical processes. Porpa ne dehydrogenation is a conventional chem...

Awarded: NOK 2.4 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2012

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

Synthesis of two polyunsaturated natural products using epa as starting material

With the advent of drug design, high throughput screening and combinatorial chemistry, medicinal chemists became less and less interested in natural products as a source for drugs. In the last two decades, medicinal chemists seemed inclined towards the ap parently more accessible synthetic produc...

Awarded: NOK 1.8 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2011

Location: Oslo

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

Organic Chemistry Wintermeeting 2009

The next Organic Winter Meeting, the 24rd, will take place January 8th-11th 2009 at Thon Hotel Skeikampen, Skeikampen. This conference is the national meeting in organic chemistry in Norway, and it is held under the umbrella of the Division of Organic Che mistry of the Norwegian Chemical Society....

Awarded: NOK 64,932

Project Period: 2009-2009

Location: Oslo

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

Design and optimisation in organic synthesis:Optimisation of telscope reactions and methodologies base on orthogonal experiments

Telescope reactions: Assume that a three-step reaction is to be optimised: Lay out a statistical design to map the first step. Run the experiments an determine the responses. The response matrix Y=[y1 y2 ....ur] summarises the results. A principal compone nt model will determine the number of ind...

Awarded: NOK 2.8 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2013

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

Novel microstructured reactors for selective oxidation of CO

The present proposal describes a novel way of utilising the internal electrical resistance in carbon composite materials to activate catalyst materials for chemical reactions: A compact, internally heated, catalytic reactor is demonstrated for the low-tem perature oxidation of carbon monoxide. Ca...

Awarded: NOK 1.7 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2010

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

Quantum chemical modelling of metal-support interactions in metal-based catalysts

Production of synthesis gas (carbon monoxide and hydrogen) is a process of major importance for chemical upgrading of natural gas. In this process, a catalyst consisting of metal clusters supported on an oxide surface is used. The project's main challenge will be to elucidate the role of strong ...

Awarded: NOK 1.7 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2011

Location: Oslo

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

Transient kinetic studies (SSITKA) of catalytic reactions

Steady-state isotopic transient kinetic analysis (SSITKA) has proved to be a powerful technique for studying heterogeneously catalyzed reactions. SSITKA combines steady-state and transient techniques provided that no isotopic effects occur. The technique allows determination of the true turnover ...

Awarded: NOK 2.2 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2011

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

Design and chemical synthesis of membrane active peptidomimetics as novel anticancer agents

Research groups at the University of Tromsø and the University Hospital of Northern-Norway have for more than 10 years studied structure-activity relationships of membrane active anticancer peptides and have identified important structural properties for the cytotoxic effects of the peptides agai...

Awarded: NOK 2.3 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2013

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

KOSK-II-Katalyse og org.synt.kjemi II

Synthetic studies directed towards asmarines and other purines with fused heterocyclic systems

Nature is a rich source of bioactive compounds and potential drugs. The so-called secondary metabolites are structures involved in interaction between organisms, for instance chemical defense. Studies of such metabolites have led to the discovery of many life-saving drugs, including antibiotics, ...

Awarded: NOK 2.3 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2012

Location: Oslo