Detall de la convocatòria


Objectiu de la convocatòria
The Hertie Foundation is active in the areas of neuroscience, education and social innovation. It is one of the three largest private patrons of brain research in Europe.

The Hertie Foundation, in cooperation with the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS), established this prize in 2009 in order to recognise outstanding work by young researchers in any field of neuroscience.
Lloc de presentació
El personal de l'IMIM i PSMAR que necessiteu més informació adreceu-vos a:
Research Grants and Contracts Office. C/ Doctor Aiguader, 88. 08003 Barcelona. Tel.: 93.316.04.00.
• Carol Barnwell, Ext.: 1670
• Marta López, Ext.: 1576
Convocatòria (URL)
All European neuroscientists under the age of 40, who have demonstrated outstanding and independent scientific creativity and productivity, as documented by multiple and excellent publications in leading scientific journals, are eligible.
The prize includes:
  • Prize money of €50,000.00 for personal use,
  • A research budget of up to €50,000.00 for a scientific cooperation (partnership or mentoring) that extends the laureate’s area of research, and
  • The Eric Kandel Prize Lecture at the FENS Forum 2024 in Vienna, Austria.
  • Documentació
    Candidates must be nominated by the head of their university/research institute or by an internationally renowned neuroscientist. Self-nomination is not possible.

    Nominations must include the following documentation:
    1) a letter of recommendation (not exceeding two pages),
    2) the candidate’s curriculum vitae, including
    3) a publication list,
    4) three key publications in PDF format with at least one independent publication from the candidate´s own lab,
    5) a cover letter from the nominee, stating clearly what he/she expects from the scientific cooperation for his/her professional advancement.
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