Apply now: Josef G. Knoll - European Science Award 2018
The Foundation fiat panis supports young scientists whose work focuses on helping to reduce hunger and malnutrition in developing countries. From 1986 to 2009, the Eiselen Foundation awarded the science prize every two years. Since 2010 the Foundation fiat panis succeeded with awarding the prize. It is named after Professor Dr. Josef G. Knoll the pioneer of agricultural research in Germany with regard to developing countries.
The objective of the award is to encourage young academics whose research concentrates on solutions to mitigate hunger in countries with food deficit.
The award will be issued throughout Europe and is endowed with 30,000 Euros.
Who can apply?
The research findings must be user-oriented and suitable to contribute towards
- improving the status of food and nutrition security of a certain local population
- reducing the impact of hunger (undernutrition and malnutrition)
Eligible are individuals under the age of 40 and teams whose members have not reached their 40th birthday by the application deadline, providing they have successfully completed a doctorate at an European university.
Deadline for applications is 30 April 2018.
Terms for application 2018 (including more information on the application requirements and guidelines) are available online (PDF).