Call for Entries: Eppendorf Award 2017!
News Oct 05, 2016
This highly prestigious 20,000 EUR prize acknowledges outstanding contributions to biomedical research in Europe based on methods of molecular biology, including novel analytical concepts.
The winner is selected by an independent expert committee chaired by Reinhard Jahn (Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany).
The Award winner 2017 will receive:
• A prize money of 20,000 EUR.
• An invitation to the prize ceremony at the EMBL Advanced Training Centre in Heidelberg, Germany, on June 22, 2017.
• An invitation to visit Eppendorf AG in Hamburg, Germany.
• Coverage of his/her work by Nature in print and online (including a podcast)
Only online applications are accepted. The official online registration portal will accept applications as of October 1, 2016 at www.eppendorf.com/award/application
The Eppendorf award for Young European Investigators is presented in partnership with Nature.
Full details on the Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigators, the selection criteria and Award winners since 1995 can be found on the further information link below.
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