As part of its mission to encourage high-quality research, ECNP offers a wide variety of awards and grants designed to recognise and stimulate outstanding research in neuropsychopharmacology and related disciplines in Europe:

For early career scientists, ECNP is proud to offer the following awards:

ECNP Negative Results Prize in Clinical Neuroscience
The ECNP Negative Results Prize in Clinical Neuroscience recognises those who have made exceptional contributions to CNS treatment development by publishing clinical research with negative findings. Read more.

Best Negative Data Prize
The Best Negative Data Prize is a collaboration between ECNP and U.S.-based non-profit research organisation Cohen Veterans Bioscience to recognise published “negative” scientific results or results of studies that do not confirm the expected outcome or original hypothesis. Read more.

ECNP Citation Prize

The ECNP Citation Prize recognises and encourage impactful original research in the ECNP journal, European Neuropsychopharmacology (ENP). It is awarded to the most cited research paper in the preceding two years. Read more.

ECNP Neuropsychopharmacology Award
The ECNP Neuropsychopharmacology Award recognises exceptional research achievements in applied and translational neuroscience. Read more.

ECNP Poster Award
Outstanding posters presented at the congress are awarded the ECNP Poster Award. Read more.

ECNP Public Choice Poster Award
The best poster presented at the congress that is chosen by the public is awarded the ECNP Public Choice Poster Award. Read more.

ECNP Seminar Award
ECNP confers two awards during each ECNP Seminar to help and encourage the most promising ECNP Seminar participants to visit the upcoming ECNP Congress. Read more.

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ECNP Excellence Award
The ECNP Excellence Award was established to encourage early career scientists to present a poster during the annual ECNP Congress. Read more.

ECNP Rising Star Award

With the Rising Star Award, the ECNP honours an early career researcher with clear focus on translational neuroscience and the potential to advance the science for treatment and prevention of brain disorders. Read more.