Dr. Willmar-Schwabe-Young-Talent-Prize

The aim is to motivate young talents to address phytochemical and phytopharmacological questions, especially with potential clinical implications, in order to advance our understanding of  the therapeutic potential of natural products.
Bestowed annually during GA conference

  • Awarding Institution: Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA)
  • Endowing Sponsor: Dr. Willmar Schwabe GmbH & Co. KG, Karlsruhe (Germany)
  • Endowment: 2,000 EURO


  • PhD students & Postdocs (normally 30 years or younger)
  • GA membership for at least one year prior to application, with paid fees
  • At least one peer-reviewed publication as 1st author is available and is being submitted as basis for the assessment (can be augmented by additional papers from the same topic), which is being accompanied by an
  • application letter outlining the overarching research strategy (in hindsight and forward-looking) for the topic under evaluation


President of GA & nominee of the GA president & Schwabe representative, based on an evaluation report (evaluator/s selected by the GA president)

The deadline of submissions for the 2023 announcement is April 4, 2024 (via email to events@ga-online.org)