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A. John Blacker, University of Leeds, $50,000
“Process Development of Continuous Flow Oxidative Biotransformations”

Graham Dobereiner, Temple University, $50,000
“Tandem Catalytic Process in Flow: Synthesis of amides via mild photochemical carbonylation using CO2 as a carbonyl source”

Amanda C. Evans, California State University, $50,000
“Enz-Flow/Continuous Bioprocessing: Towards a green continuous flow synthesis of levomilnacipran”

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Matthias Beller, Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse, $50,000
“Hydrogenation of Amides promoted by Ru- and Fe-Pincer Complexes—Ligand-Metal Cooperative Catalysis for the Mild and Selective Synthesis of Amines”

Neal Mankad, University of Illinois at Chicago, $100,000
“Bimetallic Approach to Iron-Catalyzed Coupling Reactions”

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Paul Chirik, Princeton University, $100,000
“Modern Alchemy: New Paradigms for Enabling Base Metal-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling in the Pharmaceutical Industry”

Daniel Weix, University of Rochester, $50,000
“Direct Synthesis of Alkylated Arenes and Heteroarenes from the Cross-Coupling of Heteroaromatic Halides in Non-Amide Solvents”

Janet Scott, University of Bath, $100,000
“Intelligent Selection of Greener Solvents”

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Shannon Stahl, University of Wisconsin-Madison, $150,000
“Oxidation/Epoxidation Methods Without the Use of Chlorinated Solvents: Chemoselective Aerobic Alcohol Oxidation Catalyzed by Earth-Abundant Metals”

Wei Zhang, University of Massachusetts-Boston, $25,000
“Greener Grignard Reactions”

Charles Liotta, Georgia Tech University, $150,000
“Green and Effective Continuous Catalytic Homo-Nazarov Cyclization Towards Multi-Step Synthesis of Heteroaromatic Ring-Fused Clyclohexanones”

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