Helmholtz Prize 2020

 

COMPETITION

This year, the Helmholtz Prize will be awarded for extraordinary achievement in the field of precision measurement in the following two categories:

  1. Precision measurements in fundamental research in the fields of physics, chemistry and medicine.
  2. Precision measurements in applied metrology in the fields of physics, chemistry and medicine.

For each category, the prize consists of a certificate and €20,000.

 

APPLICATIONS

Papers documenting projects which have taken place in Europe or in collaboration with scientists from Germany may be submitted. They 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 Both published and unpublished papers may be submitted.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. English versions must contain a German title and abstract.

 

The documents listed below must be included with every application (PDF files):

  • Manuscript of the paper, including an abstract
  • CV(s) of the applicant(s)
  • List of publications of all applicants 

 

The Helmholtz Fund promotes the professional equality of women and men and is thus especially interested in receiving applications from women as well.

 

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY BY 16 DECEMBER 2019 TO VIA THE ONLINE-SUBMISSION WEBSITE, ONLY

Please address your application to:

Prof. Dr. Joachim Ullrich
Chair of the Helmholtz Fund
c/o Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt
Bundesallee 100
38116 Braunschweig

 

2020 Helmholtz Prize online submission.

 

JURY

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.

 

AWARDING CEREMONY

The Helmholtz Prize will be awarded on 13 May 2020 at the Physikzentrum Bad Honnef as part of the international WE Heraeus Seminar titled “Hybrid Solid State Quantum Circuits, Sensors, and Metrology”. The WE Heraeus Seminar offers a diverse and scientifically outstanding program of lectures. Lectures given by the awardees on the scientific results of their outstanding work are an important component of the awarding ceremony.

 

FAQ

Answers to frequently asked questions can be found here

 

CONTACT PERSON FOR FURTHER ENQUIRIES

Dr. Hans Werner Schumacher
Coordinator Helmholtz PRIZE
Tel.: +49 (0)531 592 2500
Email: hans.w.schumacher@ptb.de