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2021 EFMC Prizes - Laureates announced

The EFMC is happy to announce the names of the 2021 Prize winners.

The selection committee designated Prof. Nir London (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel) as the winner of the 2021 EFMC Prize for a Young Medicinal Chemist or Chemical Biologist in Academia.

Prof. Finn Hansen (University of Bonn, Germany) and Prof. Markus Muttenthaler (University of Vienna, Austria) have been recognised as the most meritorious runners-up.


The selection committee designated Dr Niall Anderson (GlaxoSmithKline, United Kingdom) as the winner of the 2021 EFMC Prize for a Young Medicinal Chemist or Chemical Biologist in Industry.

Dr Stephanie Gueret (AstraZeneca, Sweden) and Dr Christian Kramer (F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Switzerland) have been recognised as the most meritorious runners-up.

The two Prizes are given annually and consists of a diploma€ 1.000 and an invitation for a short presentation at an EFMC symposium. The 2021 prize-winners will be invited to give oral communications at the XXVI EFMC "International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry" (EFMC-ISMC 2021).