To acknowledge and recognise outstanding young medicinal chemists and chemical biologists (≤ 12 years after PhD) working in European industry and academia, EFMC established the “EFMC Prize for a Young Medicinal Chemist in Industry” and the “EFMC Prize for a Young Medicinal Chemist in Academia”.

The two Prizes are given annually and consist of a diploma, 1.000€ and an invitation for a short presentation at an EFMC Symposium.The Prize winners will be invited to give an oral communication at the IX EFMC International Symposium on Advances in Synthetic and Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC-ASMC 2022), scheduled to be held in Zagreb, Croatia on September 3-7, 2023.

The eligibility criteria are as follow:

  • Not exceed 12 years after PhD on the year during which the prize will be conferred 
  • Working in European industry and academia
  • Be a registered member of one of the EFMC National Adhering Organisation 

Deadline for nomination submissions: January 31, 2023.


Céline Wittwer, SCS