Klaas de Groot Award

Klaas de Groot Award

The Klaas de Groot award is a prestigious recognition by the European Society for Biomaterials of scientists who have shown a distinct ability to provide excellent mentorship and guidance to young researchers, helping them to establish their own independent career. We look for colleagues who have nurtured young talent, and who have selflessly invested in this talent, creating a next generation biomaterials scientists in Europe. The award will be presented annually during the ESB conference.

The nominee needs neither to be a member of the European Society for Biomaterials nor a citizen of a European country. Posthumous nominations are not considered.

This award is given by the ESB council and consists of a plaque, refund of the registration fee for the conference, accommodation at the conference hotel for the duration of the conference and economy class airplane or train ticket.

The following information must accompany each nomination:

  • Name, email, address, and affiliation of the nominating ESB member.
  • Name, email, address, and affiliation of the nominee.
  • A Curriculum Vitae of the nominee (maximum 3 pages), including education, membership of professional organizations, major honors/funding received, the main field of professional activity, and a list of the 10 most relevant publications. 
  • A statement describing the reason for nomination.

The deadline for the nomination is the Friday, 29th of December, 2023. 

Klaas de Groot Award 2024 - Nomination

Nominations must be done online at https://form.jotform.com/233131937739361