This year, the Helmholtz Prize will be awarded for extraordinary achievement in the field of precision measurement in the following two categories:
For each category, the prize consists of a certificate and €20,000.
Papers may be submitted which should be written by the person(s) submitting them and have been completed recently. Both published and unpublished papers may be submitted. The same rules apply to the presentation and scope of the manuscripts as for the composition of scientific articles. Manuscripts may be written in German or English.
The documents listed below must be included with every application (PDF files):
The Helmholtz Fund promotes the professional equality of women and men and is thus especially interested in receiving applications from women as well.
Please address your application to:
Prof. Dr. Cornelia Denz
Chair of the Helmholtz Fund
c/o Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt
2024 Helmholtz Prize online submission form can be found here.
The expert committee is appointed by the Helmholtz Fund and is composed of renowned scientists who are not associated with the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt.
The decision taken by the committee cannot be appealed.
The Helmholtz Prize will be awarded on August 28th, 2024 in Hamburg as part of the XXIV. World Congress of the International Measurement Confederation (IMEKO), www.imeko2024.org. The IMEKO World Congress will offer a diverse and scientifically outstanding program to cover all aspects of current research in the field of metrology. The Helmholtz Prize award ceremony will be an important part of the congress, during which the winners will give lectures on the scientific results of their work.
Prof. Dr. Andrey Surzhykov
Coordinator Helmholtz Prize
Tel.: +49 (0)531 592 8100