The Schwäbisch Gmünd Prize for Young Scientists

In the spirit of the mission of east, the Schwäbisch Gmünd Prize has been established with the purpose to encourage promising young scientists.


 

The Schwäbisch Gmünd Prize for Young Scientists is given in the name of the town of Schwäbisch Gmünd, where east has had its headquarter since its foundation in 1989. The town of Schwäbisch Gmünd has always been a strong support for east and has a long tradition of craftsmanship of precious metals. The Schwäbisch Gmünd Prize for Young Scientists was given for the first time 2017, but is going to be awarded every year to promising young scientist.

The mission of the European Academy of Surface Technology (east) is to promote Europe-wide science, research, training and education in the field of surface technology and related areas in order to contribute to the integration, understanding and friendship between European people and individuals.

The Schwäbisch Gmünd Prize for Young Scientists 2021

The Schwäbisch Gmünd Prize for Young Scientists 2021

consist of a sum of 500 Euro, a diploma and an electroformed silver unicorn statuette. The prize winner is expected to give an invited talk at the east forum 2021 as a part of IPMS 2021, from 9 - 10 November 2021 in Helsinki, Finland. Travel costs will be covered.

The criteria of evaluation

will be based on originality, creativity and excellence in surface technology. The experience of the applicant will be taken into account, meaning that expectations are higher for e. g. a post doc than a PhD student.

Who can apply?

The applicant must be active in Europe and hold a university degree. The applicant might be a PhD student or hold a PhD degree not older than 2018. There is no age limit, but the applicant should be in the early stage of his/her career.

Jury

The jury will this year be led by

Dr. Jean-Claude Puippe
Steiger Galvanotechnik, Switzerland

Other members of the jury are:

  • Prof. Dr. Liana Anicai
    University of Bucharest, Romania
  • Prof. Dr. Piotr Zabinski
    University of Science and Technology Krakow, Poland
  • Dr. Adriana Ispas
    Ilmenau Technical University, Germany

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