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The ERA-NET NEURON is issuing the 2018 Excellent Paper in Neuroscience Award

The ERA-NET NEURON partner countries are issuing the Excellent Paper in Neuroscience Award to recognize the most remarkable scientific publications published by young researchers between January 1st 2017 and December 31st 2017. The deadline for submission is October 1st 2018.


The ERA-NET NEURON is a European network of 28 research funding programmes and organizations, including the French National Research Agency (ANR), which aims to federate research in the areas of neuroscience, neurology, and psychiatry. In order to support young researchers at the early stage of their career, the ERA-NET NEURON partner countries launched the 2018 Excellent Paper in Neuroscience Award.

Applicants must be first author in the proposed publication and be affiliated to a call partner country cited in the list below.

Call partner countries
Austria, Belgium, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Latvia, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom


An award of 3,000 Euros will be granted to the best proposal. The winner will be invited as a special lecturer in one of the ERA-NET NEURON Scientific Workshops organized on January 21st 2019. The award and travel costs related to the lecture will be covered by ERA-NET NEURON.