State Key Laboratory of Synthetic Chemistry

The SKL of Synthetic Chemistry is established by CUHK in partnership with the University of Hong Kong and the SKL of Organometallic Chemistry of the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The objective is to study the design, synthesis and application of novel chemical compounds. The SKL also develops new environmentally friendly methods for synthesizing useful chemical compounds. It will provide a platform for multi-disciplinary infrastructural researches among universities in Hong Kong and helps train researchers.