Lab sustainability award

Recognizing pioneers of environmental sustainability in life science research

Application deadline: 15 March 2024 end of day (CET)


All applications are initially reviewed by the EMBO Sustainability Office for completeness and eligibility.

All eligible applications are evaluated by the Lab Sustainability Award Advisory Board in line with the UN 2030 Agenda using the following criteria:

  • Direct and indirect longitudinal impact of the project on the environment, institutional culture and community, including opportunities for expansion and scale-up
  • Diversity of stakeholder groups involved in or affected by the project
  • Creative and visionary thinking that offers new perspectives with a particular sensitivity to the systemic aspects of the topic.