On October 26th 2016, at ZIOC RAS, Hitachi High-Technologies held a prize ceremony led by Mr. Osamu Kimura, the Director General ofHitachi High-Technologies Europe. He awarded Prof. Dr. Valentine P. Ananikov with the annual prize established by the company – the Award For a New Approach and Outstanding Contribution to Development of New Standards in Electron Microscopy Applications in Chemistry.
On September 22 2016, Prof Alexander Dudnik (Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis) visited Zelinsky Institute and gave a lecture "Novel Synthetic Tools and Designs toward High Efficiency Organic Electronic Materials.
PhD Ksenia Egorova (ZIOC Laboratory of Metal-Complex and Nanoscale Catalysts) has become a Laureate of the prestigious L’Oréal-UNESCO Award for the outstanding contribution to the advancement of science recognized by academic community.
On June 29th 2016, Mr. Bhaskar Balakrishnan, a renowned Indian diplomat and statesman, the President of the Association of Indian Diplomats (an association of former Indian ambassadors) visited Zelinsky Institute.
On April 20-22 2016, Pardubice, the Czech Republic, hosted the annual International Conference New Trends in Research of Energetic Materials (NTREM-2016) where leading scientists and young researchers from the USA, Russia, Germany, France, China and other countries present their latest findings in chemistry of high-energy compounds.
On March 31 2016, a research-and-practice workshop “Universal Transmission Electron Microscope Hitachi HT7700” was organized at Zelinsky Institute by Interlab, ZIOC RAS anda global leader in analytical equipment manufacturing Hitachi High Technologies.