Rising Star Awards

This prize is awarded each year to the most promising, emerging scientists

It provides a durable platform for these young researchers to further evolve their professional career. Awardees are jointly selected by the National Societies Committee and the Scientific Committee based on a track record of international quality research and developing scientific independence.

Application is now closed. The UEG Rising Stars 2022 will be informed & announced January 2022 at the latest.

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Interview with Rising Star 2019 María Jesús Perugorria
Target group
  • Basic, translational and clinical scientists at any level (but a full professor title will not be accepted)
  • Applicants must be max. 40 years of age or younger (born September 3, 1981 or later; add two years to age limit per child as main carer).
  • Country of residence must be Europe and/or a country bordering the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Candidates must be supported by a UEG Member Society
  • Candidates may apply maximum 3 times for the Rising Star Award.
Rising Stars 2021

Head of Association Management
Wilma Hofer
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