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Awards for BfR scientists

The work of scientists at the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment is highly esteemed on the national and international levels. On this page we provide information on the scientific awards presented to BfR staff members for their outstanding achievements.


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'Young Scientist Toxicology Award' for BfR scientist Dr Ines Schreiver

Dr Ines Schreiver has been awarded this year’s 'Young Scientist Toxicology Award' by the German Society of Toxicology. She has received the award for her research on the health risks of tattooing.

"Bone-on-a-chip" - Scientific BfR poster on alternatives to animal experiments receives an award

A Summer School on alternatives to experiments with animals for risk assessment was held in Ispra, Italy from the 16th to 19th of May 2017. The event was organised by the Joint Research Centre (JRC)...

Best short presentation: award for two BfR scientists

Anne-Margarethe Enge and Marja Kornhuber have been recognised with the award of the German Society of Toxicology for the best short presentation. Both scientists from the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) are sharing the award, which they received on 5 March 2020 at the ‘German Pharm-Tox Summit’ in Leipzig.

Award for BfR cooperation project on new molecular mechanisms in toxicology

The 83rd annual conference of the German Society for Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology (DGPT) took place in Heidelberg from 7 to 9 March 2017. During the conference, Dr. Nicola...

BfR scientist presented with International Animal Protection Research Award

Dr. Manfred Liebsch – Head of the Unit “Alternatives to Animal Testing – ZEBET” within the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) is presented, together with Dr....

Press releases

Date Title Keywords
Nanoparticles released from artificial hip joint nanomaterials



Date Title Size
BfR Communication No. 053/2020
Technical book on wine analysis receives the OIV Grand Prize 140.5 KB
BfR Communication No 019/2020
Henneberg-Lehmann Award for Dr. Fenja Klevenhusen 1.4 MB
BfR Communication No 033/2019
Körber Foundation awards BfR scientist the Deutscher Studienpreis 142.5 KB


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