The Société Chimique de France has delivered the 2012 National and Binational Awards in a ceremony that took place at the Université de Haute Alsace, in Mulhouse, on May 27, 2013. The event coincided with the centennial of the recognition of Mulhouse’s native Alfred Werner with the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. The awardees were Lahcène Ouahab and Philippe Sautet (Pierre Süe prize) Samir Zard (Achille-Joseph Le Bel prize) Klaus Müllen (French-German Georg Wittig prize) Santiago Alvarez (French-Spanish Catalan-Sabatier prize)