Boehringer Ingelheim FENS Research Award 2016

19 June 2015

Society & Partner News

19 June, 2015 in Societies & Partner News

The award is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim and is announced by the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS). It is given in recognition of outstanding and innovative scientific contributions in any area of neuroscience research.

This is a personal prize of 25.000 €.

Applications can either be submitted by candidates themselves, or candidates can be proposed. Applicants must be under 40 years of age and either be working in a European institute or be of European origin.

The award will be presented in Copenhagen during the 10th FENS Forum of European Neuroscience 2016 (July 2 – 6, 2016). The prize winner will be asked to give a special lecture at the meeting.

Deadline for application: 31 July 2015. 

Apply now on the FENS website

The application should include the following documents:

  • short CV
  • list of publications
  • short summary of the main research topic documented by key publications
  • short outline of the research project for which the prize money is intended
  • names and email addresses of two key scientists in the field willing to write a letter of recommendation on request

Please submit your application via the FENS website. 


Awarding Committee

Tobias Bonhoeffer (Germany)

Ilka Diester (Germany)

Richard S. J. Frackowiak (UK)

Pascal Fries (Germany)

Monica Di Luca (Italy)

Helmut Kettenmann (Germany)

Isabelle Mansuy (Switzerland)

Zoltan Nusser (Hungary)

Fekrije Selimi (France)

Bernd Sommer (Germany)

Antoine Triller (France)

Judit Makara (Hungary)