Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigators

The Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigators was first established in 1995. It acknowledges outstanding contributions to biomedical research in Europe based on methods of molecular biology, including novel analytical concepts.

The Award is presented in partnership with the scientific journal Nature.


Prize money: 20,000 EUR


The application deadline for the Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigators 2020 has expired.
The winner will be announced at the end of March 2020.

In 2020, the prestigious Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigators turns 25 years.

To celebrate this anniversary, Eppendorf is organizing the Young European Investigators Conference 2020 on June 25, 2020, at EMBL Advanced Training Centre in Heidelberg.

At this 1-day conference, an impressive number of Award alumni will give an overview of the most exciting discoveries of their careers and speak about current challenges in their fields.

The conference is open to the scientific community and is organized by former Award winners Simon Boulton (The Francis Crick Institute, UK) and Óscar Fernández-Capetillo (CNIO, Spain).

At the end of the conference, the Eppendorf Award winner 2020 will receive his/her prize during a festive Award ceremony.

To apply for the Award 2020, visit www.eppendorf.com/award/application

To register for the Young European Investigators Conference 2020, visit www.eppendorf.com/award/25years