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Call for Entries: Eppendorf Award 2020
Until January 15, 2020, researchers up to 35 years, with an advanced degree, who are working in Europe are invited to apply online for the Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigators 2020.
This prize acknowledges outstanding contributions to biomedical research in Europe based on methods of molecular biology, including novel analytical concepts. It has been awarded, in partnership with Nature, since 1995. The winner is selected by an independent expert committee chaired by Reinhard Jahn (Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany).
The 2020 Award winner receives
- prize money of 20,000 EUR (for personal use)
- a prize ceremony at the EMBL Advanced Training Centre in Heidelberg, Germany, on June 25, 2020, in conjunction with the Young European Investigators Conference 2020
- an invitation to visit Eppendorf AG 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
Eppendorf is a leading life science company that develops and sells instruments, consumables, and services for liquid handling, sample handling, and cell handling in laboratories worldwide. Its product range includes pipettes and automated pipetting systems, dispensers, centrifuges, mixers, spectrometers, and DNA amplification equipment as well as ultra-low temperature freezers, fermentors, bioreactors, CO2 incubators, shakers, and cell manipulation systems. Consumables such as pipette tips, test tubes, microplates, and single-use bioreactor vessels complement the range of highest-quality premium products.
Eppendorf products are most broadly used in academic and commercial research laboratories, e.g., in companies from the pharmaceutical and biotechnological as well as the chemical and food industries. They are also aimed at clinical and environmental analysis laboratories, forensics, and at industrial laboratories performing process analysis, production, and quality assurance.
Eppendorf was founded in Hamburg, Germany in 1945 and has more than 3,100 employees worldwide. The company has subsidiaries in 26 countries and is represented in all other markets by distributors