Along with the Kipping Award, the WACKER Silicone Award is the world’s most prestigious accolade in silicon chemistry. Research awards such as these promote the exchange of information between scientists and companies. In this way, they contribute greatly to scientific and technical collaboration, which is the very basis of innovation.
Silicones are the basis of materials with highly diverse product properties for virtually unlimited applications. Silicones are used in a broad variety of industries ranging from the automotive, construction and chemical sectors, through electrical engineering, electronics, cosmetics and consumer care to textiles, pulp and paper, metal processing and mechanical engineering.