SPRING 20: EU-40 Materials Prize

We seek to honor those whose work has already had a major impact in the field, and those young researchers whose work already leads to great expectations for future leadership.

The latter is a prestigious prize awarded to researchers under 40 who are showing exceptional promise for leadership and have made outstanding and innovative contributions to Materials Research in Europe.

Apply to the 2020 edition of the EU-40 Materials Prize

Nominations should include:

  1. Curriculum Vitae including birth date.
  2. List of key publications (including citations and impact factors)
  3. Letters of support from two well established scientists
  4. Any additional supporting information relevant to the award

The award consists of a 5,000 Euro cash prize, a certificate, waiver of the meeting registration fee and a plenary talk at the Spring Meeting of the European Materials Research Society where the award will be presented.

The nomination package should not exceed 10 pages (excluding the list of key publications) and should be sent by email at emrs@european-mrs.com (subject: eu40materials) before February 28, 2020.

The nominee shall not have reached his/her 40th birthday in the year in which the nomination is submitted (2019).

2020 winner: Are you the next one?

2019 winner: Laura Na Liu, University of Heidelberg, Germany

2018 winner: Xinliang Feng, Chair of Molecular Functional Materials, TU Dresden, Germany

2017 winner: Bettina V. Lotsch, Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, Germany

2016 winner: Henry J. Snaith, Clarendon Laboratory, Oxford, U.K.

2015 winner: Aron Walsh, University of Bath, U.K.

2014 winner: Jordi Arbiol, ICREA & ICMAB-CSIC, Catalonia, Spain  

2013 winner: Manuel Bibes, CNRS/Thales, France

2012 winners: Molly M. Stevens, Imperial College, U.K. - Francesco Stellacci, EPFL, Switzerland

2011 winner: Andrea C. Ferrari, Cambridge University, U.K.


Proposals should be sent within the February 28, 2019 by e-mail at emrs@european-mrs.com

They will be evaluated shortly after and the proposers will be informed end of March 2019.