The European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC) is an independent association representing medicinal chemistry societies in Europe. Its objective is to advance the science of medicinal chemistry by promoting cooperation and networking, by providing training and mentoring, by rewarding scientific excellence, and by facilitating communication and influencing stakeholders.

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EFMC Prize for a Young Medicinal Chemist in Industry

The Selection Committee is proud to announce the names of the winner and the most meritorious runners-up of the EFMC Prize for a Young Medicinal Chemist in Industry.

Grazia PIIZZI, Novartis, Switzerland
Laurence JUNG, Prestwick, France
Pavel MYKHAILIUK, Enamine, Ukraine

“The EFMC Prize for Young Medicinal Chemist in Industry” acknowledges and recognizes an outstanding young medicinal chemist (<10 years after PhD) working in industry within Europe. The Prize is given annually and consists of a diploma, € 1.000 and an invitation for a short presentation at an EFMC symposium.

Dr Piizzi will give an oral communication at the International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC-ISMC) in Lisbon on September 9, 2014.


EFMC Prize for a Young Medicinal Chemist in Academia

The Selection Committee is proud to announce the names of the winner and the most meritorious runners-up of the EFMC Prize for a Young Medicinal Chemist in Academia.

Christian OLSEN, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Christian GRUBER, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Frank BOECKLER, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Germany

“The EFMC Prize for Young Medicinal Chemist in Academia” was established by the European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC) to acknowledge and recognize an outstanding young medicinal chemist (<10 years after PhD) working in academia within Europe. The Prize is given annually and consists of a diploma, € 1.000 and an invitation for a short presentation at an EFMC symposium.

Prof. Olsen will give an oral communication at the International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC-ISMC) in Lisbon on September 9, 2014.


Previous Prize winners

EFMC Prize for a Young Medicinal Chemist in Industry
2013: Frederick GOLDBERG, AstraZeneca, UK
2012: Sharan Bagal, Pfizer, UK
2011: Alexander V. Mayweg, Hoffmann-la Roche, Switzerland
2010: Antonio Nardi, Grünenthal, Germany

EFMC Prize for a Young Medicinal Chemist in Academia
2013: Gonçalo BERNARDES, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, UK and Instituto de Medicino Molecular, University of Lisbon, Portugal
2012: Stuart Conway, University of Oxford, UK
2011: Christian Heinis, Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
2010: Andreas Bender, University of Cambridge, UK


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