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Boehringer Ingelheim FENS Research Award 2022

Boehringer Ingelheim FENS Research Award 2022

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


Submit your nomination

Deadline for nominations: 31 May 2021 at noon (12 pm) CEST

Deadline for recommendation letters: 5 June 2021 at noon (12 pm) CEST


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Current Award

  • 2022