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European Prizes

European Research Council (ERC)


ERC Advanced Grant

all winners

latest winner (2020):

ERC Consolidator Grant

all winners

latest winners (2017):
  • Dr. Christian Greiner, Institute for Applied Materials - Computational Materials Science (IAM-CMS), research project "Deformation Mechanisms are the Key to Understanding and Tayloring Tribological Behaviour (TriboKey)",
    Press release

  • Prof. Dr. Christian Koos, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), research project "Terahertz Waveform Synthesis and Analysis Using Hybrid Photonic-Electronic Circuits (TeraSHAPE)",  Press release


ERC Starting Grant

all winners

latest winner (2018):


ERC Proof of Concept Grant

all winners

Pavel Levkin

latest winners (2017):
  • Dr. Pavel Levkin, Institute of Toxicology and Genetics (ITG), research project "Platform for on-demand nano-scale printing of live cells and compounds for miniaturized and high-throughput cell screening applications"

  • Prof. Dr. Alexander Nesterov-Müller, Institute of Microstructure Technology (IMT), research project "Scanner for novel chemical reactions and facebook of chemistry”



European Cultural Foundation "Pro Europe"

European Science and Culture Award 2011

Dr. Joachim Knebel
  • Prof. h. c. Dr.-Ing. Joachim Knebel, Head of Division 3 - Mechanical and Electrical Engineering; honoured for „scientific merits for the partitioning and transmutation technology for the reduction of the radiotoxicity of high-level waste and the associated closure of the nuclear fuel cycle"
    Press release


Académie des sciences


Johannes Orphal

French Republic

Ordre des Palmes Académiques 2014


Russian Government


all winners


Prof. Dr. Alexey Ustinov
latest winner (2011):


European Commission

Descartes Prize

Prof. Dr. Martin Wegener

Prof. Dr. Stefan Linden


winners in 2005: