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Eppendorf Young Investigator Award 2011: Call for entries!
Until 15 January 2011, young researchers working in Europe who are not older than 35 years are invited to apply for the Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigators. This highly prestigious prize was first established in 1995. It 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 Kai Simons (Max Planck Institute for Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany).
The award winner 2011 will receive
- prize money of 15,000 Euro
- an invitation to the prize ceremony at the EMBL Advanced Training Centre in Heidelberg, Germany, on 25 May 2011
- an invitation to visit Eppendorf AG in Hamburg, Germany
- coverage of his/her work by Nature in print and in a podcast
Full details on the Eppendorf Award, the selection criteria and past award winners can be found at www.eppendorf.com/award. Potential prize winners will find all relevant information for a successful application.
Only online applications are accepted. The online registration portal will be open for applications as of 1 August 2010 at www.eppendorf.com/award/application.
The Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigators is presented in partnership with Nature.
Eppendorf UK, headquartered in Cambridge, is a subsidiary of Eppendorf AG, Hamburg, Germany, a leading global supplier of systems and research tools for the biotechnology industry. With over 2,500 employees on four continents, Eppendorf AG achieved a turnover of £368m (€433m) in 2009 and operating profits (EBIT) of £61.4m (€72.2m).