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Boehringer Ingelheim FENS Research Award 2020

This award is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim and is announced by the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies.
The award is given in recognition of outstanding and innovative scientific work from all areas of neuroscience research. The personal prize amounts to 25,000 EUR.
Candidates may either apply themselves or be proposed by a fellow neuroscientist.
Candidates must be under 40 years of age (at the nomination deadline). Should an applicant have any children, 18 months per child is added to the age limit in order to compensate for periods of maternity and paternity leave.
Candidates should either be of European origin or affiliated with a European institution.
The Boehringer-Ingelheim FENS Award is presented during the FENS Forum of European Neuroscience. The prize winner gives a special lecture at the meeting.

Boehringer Ingelheim FENS Research Award 2020

Award for outstanding and innovative scientific contributions in any area of neuroscience research. 

Personal Prize 25 000 €.

Applications will open on 1 April 2019.

Candidates may either apply themselves or be proposed by a fellow neuroscientist. 

Candidates must be under 40 years of age (at the nomination deadline). Should an applicant have any children, 18 months per child is added to the age limit in order to compensate for periods of maternity and paternity leave.

Candidates should either be of European origin or affiliated with a European institution.

The award will be presented in Glasgow during the 12th FENS Forum of European Neuroscience (11 – 15 July 2020). The prize winner will be asked to give a special lecture at the meeting.

Deadline for applications is 31 May 2019 at noon (12pm) Brussels time.

Applications should include the following documents:

  • Short CV
  • List of publications (PubMed)
  • Short summary of the main research topic documented by key publications
  • Brief outline of the subsequent research project the prize money would support
  • Names and email addresses of two key scientists in the field that will write a letter of recommendation. The deadline for submission of recommendation letters is 5 June 2019 at noon (12pm) Brussels time.

Previous Awardees:

Stanislas Dehaene (France)       
Pascal Fries (Germany)                                    
Judit Makara (Hungary)
Isabelle Mansuy (Switzerland)
Fekrije Selimi (France)                   
Gaia Novarino (Austria)
Zoltan Nusser (Hungary)
Ilka Diester (Germany)                   
David Dupret (UK)            

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