The Society for Medicinal Plant Research donates a number of awards. The prizes are awarded during the opening ceremony of the annual congress of the Society for Medicinal Plant Research.

For 2021, the GA has scheduled three Awards:

  • the Egon Stahl Award in Silver
  • the  Bionorica Phytoneering Award
  • Dr. Willmar Schwabe Scholarship.

The deadlines are now scheduled for 15th May 2021. 

60th birthday of Egon Stahl

On the occasion of his 60th birthday, Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Egon Stahl donated a medal, a document and a monetary prize in order to recognize and promote young scientists working in the field of Pharmacognosy (Pharmaceutical Biology) and Analytical Phytochemistry.

Egon-Stahl-Award in Gold

The Egon-Stahl-Award in Gold is the highest scientific honour of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA). The Egon-Stahl-Award in Gold acknowledges the outstanding scientific lifetime work of a research scientist who has been closely attached to Pharmaceutical Biology (Pharmacognosy, Chemistry of Natural Products), in its whole range, through his scientific work.

Dr. Wilmar-Schwabe-Award

The aim of the award is to motivate preferentially young scientists to resolve phytotherapeutical and phytopharmaceutical problems in an interdisciplinary approach, in order to support the evidence-based use of natural products.

Bionorica Phytoneering Award

The Bionorica Phytoneering Award acknowledges outstanding research in the field of development and application of phytopharmaceutical products.

The aim of the award is to motivate scientists to perform research in the following areas:

  • pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of herbal medicinal products and their active principles
  • clinical research in the areas of respiratory tract infections, inflammation, women’s health, and metabolic syndrome
  • safety and pharmacovigilance studies.