Struchkov Prize Association is a non-profit organization established to honor the memory of a prominent Russian scholar and crystallographer Yuri T. Struchkov. The Association aims to promote excellence in structural science and to recognize young talented individuals working in the fields of chemistry, crystallography, physics, materials, and related sciences. The Association conducts an annual scientific competition among young Russian scientists working in the described fields and organizes international conferences. The Association is supported by individuals, non-profit organizations, and corporations.
The first meeting of the association took place in 2007 in Chicago. This meeting titled “Structural methods in chemistry, biology and medicine” attracted 24 participants from Canada, Russia, Switzerland, and USA.
The 2nd Struchkov Meeting took place at the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University) in Moscow, Russian Federation in November 2018. More than 40 participants from England, Russia, USA converged for a four-day event.