We are proud to announce that Medichem Manufacturing (Malta) Ltd. has been one of sponsors of this year’s annual National Chemistry Symposium, organised by the Department of Chemistry at the University of Malta and S-Cubed, the Science Students’ Society. During this event we launched the first edition of the Medichem Award in Organic Chemistry. This cash award has been set up to recognise outstanding achievements in organic chemistry by students in the B.Sc. (Hons.) programme. The recipient of the first edition is Roderick Abdilla.