The local section of PACA attempts to perform the missions of the SCF in the region.
- represent the chemists with the various authorities
- defend the collective needs and interests of the profession
- meet the expectations and interests of every chemist
- reward the members and enhance the pride of a membership in the SCF With a triple vocation
- networking (in particular with industrials)
Financial sponsorship of colloquium in the region
The local section PACA of the SCF supports every year scientific events. To receive the support of the local section, it is necessary to present a request of financial sponsorship for the organization of a colloquium in the region.
Personal financial sponsorship colloquium
The local section PACA of the SCF supports, every year, young researchers to participate in international conferences. To receive the support of the local section, it is necessary to make an oral communication. The request must be accompanied by the detailed program of the international conference or by the letter of acceptance of the oral communication. If non-available at the time of request, one of these documents will have to be supplied before payment of the financial sponsorship.
PhD Prize of SCF-PACA
The local section PACA of the SCF attaches a particular importance to the promotion of PhD students, who made major achievements in their domain of research during the realization of their thesis. To encourage the production of high-quality research within the research teams of the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur and reward the students who have realized these projects, the local section created in 2011 the « PhD Award of SCF-PACA ». This prize of an amount of 500 euros is attributed each year.
Grand Prize of SCF-PACA
Since 2011, the regional section of the SCF honors a member for the quality of his/her research realized throughout the career by awarding him/her the Grand Prize.
Since 2016, a French-Italian Grand Prix is awarded every two years with the partner sections Liguria and Piemonte-Valle d’Aosta of the Società Chimica Italiana.