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

In 2019, Eppendorf AG is presenting the Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigators for the 24th time. The independent Eppendorf Award Jury chaired by Prof. Reinhard Jahn selected Dr. Georg Winter, Principal Investigator at the CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (Vienna, Austria) as 2019 winner. Georg Winter, born 1985, receives the € 20,000 prize for his pioneering work developing a method for targeting specific proteins for degradation.

The official prize ceremony took place at the EMBL Advanced Training Centre in Heidelberg, Germany,  on June 27, 2019.