George Winter Award

George Winter Award

The George Winter award is established by the European Society for Biomaterials to recognize, encourage and stimulate outstanding research contributions to the field of biomaterials. The nominee must have contributed significantly to the knowledge in the field of biomaterials through basic, experimental and/or clinical research. 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. Winners of the International Award are not eligible for the Georg Winter award (and vice versa).

This award is given by the European Society for Biomaterials 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.

Since 2022 the George Winter Award is being sponsored by Materials Today BIO (Elsevier). The George Winter awardee of each year will be invited to contribute to the Journal with a research paper or review.

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. 

George Winter Award 2024 - Nomination

Nominations must be done online at