Copernicus Award 2024

Outstanding German-Polish Collaboration in Astrophysics


The DFG and polish FNP confer the Copernicus Award 2024 to Joachim Wambsganß of Heidelberg University and Andrzej Udalski of the University of Warsaw for their successful cooperation. The award, which is endowed with €200,000, will be presented in Berlin on October 24.

Communicator Award 2024

Award goes to Tübingen-based research team “Cyber and the City”

Communicator-Preis 2024: Forscher*innen-Team „Cyber and the City“

This year’s Communicator Award presented by the DFG and Stifterverband goes to a computer scientist and two cultural scholars at the University of Tübingen for their exemplary science communication on the subject of artificial intelligence.

Händel Animal Welfare Prize 2024

DFG honours Peter Loskill and Silke Riegger for their organ-on-chip systems


By developing, applying and disseminating organ-on-chip systems, the prizewinners have contributed significantly to replacing animal models with suitable alternatives. The award ceremony is to take place in Würzburg on 6 June.

DFG - German Research Foundation