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Xavier Bantreil, in the team Green Chemistry and Enabling Technologies, received a special mention of Sabatier d’Espeyran 2014 Award

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On February 2, 2015 at the Institute of Botany of Montpellier, Xavier Bantreil, assistant professor in the team Green Chemistry and Enabling Technologies, received a special mention of Sabatier d’Espeyran 2014 Award, philanthropist of the city of Montpellier. This award is intended to honor a first work or first achievement in the field of science in relation with the city and notable for its quality, reliability and originality.

The jury, after reviewing all the applications and interviewing of selected candidates after a first selection and deliberation, awarded him the special mention for the work entitled « Direct oxidation of alcohols into amides, towards an environmentally-friendly chemistry ». The city of Montpellier and the Academy of Sciences and Letters of Montpellier awarded him with this mention at the solemn session of the Academy.

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