Rising Stars Award

Every year the National Societies Committee and the UEG Scientific Committee jointly select 6-8 emerging clinical scientists as Rising Stars. 

Based on a track record of international quality research and developing scientific independence. This initiative provides a durable platform for these young researchers to further evolve their professional career.

Application for Rising Stars 2019 is closed. 
Applicants will be informed about the status of their application by January 2019.

Rising Stars 2018

Congratulations to all UEG Rising Stars:

Jesús M. Bañales, Spain - Watch the interview
Adam Donald Farmer, UK
Ricard Farré, Belgium
Alexander Kleger, Germany
James C. Lee, UK - Watch the interview
Rodrigo Liberal, Portugal
Ilse Rooman, Belgium
Stan van de Graaf, Netherlands

  • Clinical scientists at any level (but a full professor title will not be accepted)
  • 40 years of age or younger at the time of application*
  • Must have as country of residence Europe and/or a country bordering the Mediterranean Sea 
  • Candidates may apply maximum 3 times for the Rising Star Award

*add two years to age limit per child as main carer

Mika Nagl
UEG Scientific Committee


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