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

 

You can apply here for the Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigators from October 1 of each year onwards.

In 2018 Eppendorf AG is presenting the Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigators for the 23rd time. The independent Eppendorf Award Jury chaired by Prof. Reinhard Jahn selected Prof. Dr. Andrea Ablasser, Assistant Professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland, as the 2018 winner. Andrea Ablasser, born 1983, receives the € 20,000 prize for her contributions to a key step in the innate immune response, which triggers a frontline defense when cells are attacked by microorganisms.

The official prize ceremony took place at the EMBL Advanced Training Centre in Heidelberg, Germany, on June 21, 2018.