The Independent Awards Committee of the European Society for Biomaterials has selected the winners of the ESB Awards 2022.
The winner of the 2022 George Winter Award
is Professor Abhay Pandit
. The George Winter award was established to recognize, encourage and stimulate outstanding research contributions to the field of biomaterials.
The winner of the 2022 Jean Leray Award
is Doctor Khoon Lim
. The Jean Leray award was established to recognise, encourage and stimulate outstanding research contributions to the field of biomaterials by early-career scientists.
The winner of the 2022 International Award
is Professor Joachim Kohn
. The International award was established as a recognition of scientists who have generally spent their career outside Europe, who have been internationally recognized, have a high scientific profile, and have made major contributions to the field of biomaterials.
The winner of the 2022 Klaas de Groot Award
is Professor Rui Reis
. The Klaas de Groot award was established as a prestigious recognition 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.
Congratulations to all awardees on this great achievement!
The 2022 awardees are welcomed in Bordeaux for the ESB 2022 conference and have been invited to deliver a lecture (see preliminary program