Boreskov Institute of Catalysis was founded in 1958 as a part of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The founder and the first Director of the Institute till 1984 was academician Georgii Konstantinovich Boreskov.
One of the main activity areas of the Boreskov Institute of Catalysis is fundamental investigations in catalytic science to discover new principles of chemical reactions and to create innovative catalytic compositions and technologies.
Boreskov Institute of Catalysis places high emphasis to training of young scientists. On the basis of Institute a lot of students and PhD students are doing scientific practical works.
19 June 2010
Professor Valentin Parmon was awarded the State Prize of the Russian Federation in Science and Technology for 2009 for the contribution to the theory and practice of catalytic methods for deep processing of hydrocarbon feedstock and utilization of renewable resources (The Decree of the President of the Russian Federation dated the 6th June 2010).