01.10.2018 | Press Release

Call for Entries: Eppendorf Award 2019!

Hamburg, October 2018


From October 1, 2018, until January 15, 2019, young researchers not older than 35 years, with an advanced degree, who are working in Europe can apply for the Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigators. 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 2019 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 27, 2019
  • An invitation to visit Eppendorf SE in Hamburg, Germany
  • Coverage of his/her work by Nature in print and online (including a podcast)

Full details on the Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigators, the selection criteria and Award winners since 1995 can be found at www.eppendorf.com/award.

Only online applications are accepted. The official online registration portal will accept applications as of October 1, 2018 at www.eppendorf.com/award/application.


The Eppendorf award for Young European Investigators is presented in partnership with Nature.