Research and Innovation Awards
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Research and Innovation Awards

The scientists and researchers at Paracelsus Medical Private University conduct science and research at an internationally high level.

For this purpose, the Research and Innovation Awards (RIA) are awarded once a year. They replace the “Paracelsus Wissenschaftspreise” previously awarded and focus in a few categories on people and projects who particularly stand out.

In 2024, prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

  • Rising Scientist Award (m/f)
  • Researcher of the Year (m/f)
  • Best First Author Publication in a top ranked Journal (m/f)

The RIA are awarded by a jury consisting of the two Vice Rectors for Research as well as for Innovation and Digitization, the Deans of Research in Salzburg and Nuremberg, a members of the Research and Innovation Board Salzburg as well as one of Forschungskommission Nuremberg and a person who habilitated in 2022.

The winners will be presented to a wide audience at the kick-off of the virtual Science Get Together on June 28, 2024 - be there!

Eligible for these prizes are all employees of the institutes of the PMU as well as of the University Hospital Salzburg and University Hospital Nuremberg, who were in an ongoing employment relationship in 2023. The heads of the departments and institutes, research institutes and programs are excluded from participation.


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