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Former Carlsberg Research Laboratory scientist receives Nobel Prize 10/25/2022

Former Carlsberg Research Laboratory scientist receives Nobel Prize

Morten Meldal, a former scientist at the Carlsberg Research Laboratory, received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry earlier this month.

The Carlsberg Group and the Carlsberg Research Laboratory are immensely proud that a former colleague has been awarded this year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Morten receives the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the development of click chemistry and bioorthogonal chemistry, which he developed during his years at the Carlsberg Research Laboratory from 1988-2011.

A discovery continues the long line of ground-breaking scientific discoveries from the Carlsberg Research Laboratory, such as the purification of yeast and the invention of the pH Scale.

"Morten has always been extremely visionary, and his work with click chemistry is a part of a long tradition of groundbreaking science stemming from the laboratory," says Birgitte Skadhauge, Vice President of the Carlsberg Research Laboratory.

"Today is a historic day for Danish research. A huge congratulations to Morten from the entire Carlsberg Group," she adds.

The Carlsberg Research Laboratory was founded by Carlsberg Brewery founder J.C. Jacobsen in 1875, because he was convinced that he needed to understand the chemistry of beer and the physiology of the organisms involved to pursue perfection.

Carlsberg is proudly brewed, packaged and distributed in Malta by Simonds Farsons Cisk plc, a member of the Farsons Group.