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The Einstein Foundation Award

The €350,000 Einstein Award for Promoting Quality in Research in cooperation with the BIH QUEST Center for Responsible Research honors researchers, institutions, and early career researchers around the globe whose work helps to fundamentally advance the quality, transparency, and reproducibility of science and research. 

The award is presented in three categories: 

  • The Individual Award honors individual researchers or small teams of collaborating researchers.
  • The Institutional Award recognizes organizations and research institutions. 
  • The Early Career Award highlights innovative project proposals by researchers at the beginning of their careers. 

Submission for the 2024 Award is closed. Laureates and finalists will be announced in November 2024. The call for entries for 2025 will be launched in January.

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The Einstein Foundation Award "… is not just recognizing those who fight disease or protect the planet—but importantly, those who elevate the field of research itself. Because with stronger methods, greater rigor, and more transparency, we will bring future breakthroughs even closer"

Melinda French Gates, 2021