European Lipid Awards, Call for Nominations

[updated 20.08.2012]

European Lipid Science Award
European Lipid Technology Award


To honour distinguished persons in the fields of Lipid Science and Technology, Euro Fed Lipid has decided to sponsor the "European Lipid Science Award" and the "European Lipid Technology Award".

1. Rules of Eligibility
A nominee must have given outstanding contribution to the development of science or technology in the fields of lipids, fats and oils and must be recognised for such distinguished achievements in the community. The prospective recipient must agree to be present for acceptance of the award and to deliver an award address at the designated time and place.

2. Nomination and Selection of Awardees
A Search and Nomination Committee (SNC) consisting of 5 renowned experts (including chairperson) is installed by the Council of Management.

Nominations can be made up to end of March to the Euro Fed Lipid office by Euro Fed Lipid members, members of the SNC, societies in membership and former recipients of the Award. Self-nomination is not accepted.

Nominations must include a summary of each nominee's accomplishments, his/her resume and a list of publications and/or other achievements.

European Lipid Science Award

[updated 07.03.2017]

Wahli 2002
Walter Wahli
University of Lausanne
Switzerland
for his outstanding contributions to the cell biology and molecular biology of lipids.

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Katan 2004
Martijn B. Katan
University of Wageningen
The Netherlands
for his outstanding contributions to nutrition, lipid metabolism and health.

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Napier 2006
Johnathan A. Napier
Rothamsted Research
Harpenden
UK
for his outstanding contributions to plant lipid research.

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Dennis 2007
Edward A. Dennis
University of California
La Jolla, California
USA
in recognition of his outstanding discoveries in the fields of phospholipases and eicosanoids, and in appreciation of his world-wide engagement and collaborative efforts in the area of lipidomics.

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Sandhoff 2008
Konrad Sandhoff
University of Bonn
Germany
in recognition of his outstanding discoveries in the fields of analysis and pathobiochemistry of lysosomal storage diseases, and in appreciation of the deep insights and advances he has provided for our understanding of sphingolipid metabolism as a whole.

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Zechner 2009
Rudolf Zechner
Karl-Franzens University of Graz
Austria
in recognition of the hallmark discovery of adipocyte triglyceride lipase and subsequent investigations on the biochemistry and pathobiochemistry of this enzyme in the cellular and organismic context, including human disease.
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Staels 2010
Bart Staels
University of Lille
France
for his excellent research on the role of lipid-modulation of nuclear receptors, in particular PPARs, with respect to the control of lipid and glucose homeostasis.

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Mouritsen 2011
Ole G. Mouritsen
University of Southern Denmark
Odense
Denmark
for his outstanding contributions in the field of membrane biophysics, especially the interactions between membrane phospholipids and proteins.

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2012
Daniele Piomelli
University of California
Irvine, California
USA
for his outstanding contributions in the field of lipid mediators, especially endogenous cannabinoids.

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Cannon 2013
Barbara Cannon
University of Stockholm
Sweden
for her outstanding contributions in the field of metabolism and obesity, by targeting brown adipose tissue in humans.

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Chapman 2014
John Chapman
INSERM, Paris
France
for his outstanding contributions in the investigation of blood plasma lipoproteins and their role in atherosclerosis.

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Hannun Yusuf 2015
Yusuf A. Hannun
Stony Brook University
USA
for his landmark contributions to lipid biochemistry and medicine related aspects.

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Lagarde 2016
Michel Lagarde
INSA Lyon
Villeurbanne, FR

for his outstanding contribution to the progress of Lipid Science knowledge, in the area of lipid mediators and lipoxygenase products from various polyunsaturated fatty acids of nutritional value.

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Spener 2017
Friedrich Spener, FEFL
Graz
Austria


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European Lipid Technology Award

[updated 07.03.2017]

Dijkstra 2002
Albert J. Dijkstra
St.-Eutrope-de Born
France
for his outstanding contributions and improvements of the processing of edible oils, especially the refining process and the modification of fats.

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Timms 2004
Ralph Timms
Britannia Food Ingredients Ltd.
Lincoln
UK for his outstanding contributions and achievements in edible oils, fats and chocolate industries, especially in fat crystallisation, confectionery fats, and fractionation of oils and fats technology.

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Koseoglu 2006
Sefa Köseoglu
Filtration andd Membrane World LLC
College Station/TX
USA
for his outstanding achievements in Oilseed Processing, Edible Oil Refining and Membrane Technology.

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Kellens 2007
Marc Kellens
DeSmet Ballestra
Zaventem
Belgium
for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the oils and fats processing and refining industries, especially in the areas of fat modification and deodorisation.

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Holm 2008
Hans Christian Holm
Novo Nordisk
Bagsvaerd
Denmark
for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the oils and fats processing and refining industries, especially in the development and commercialisation of enzymes based oil processing technology.

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List 2009
Gary R. List
Peoria/IL
USA
for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the oil processing and refining industries, especially the analysis, utilisation and processing of soybean oil.

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Shahidi 2010
Fereidoon Shahidi
University of Newfoundland
St. John's, Canada
for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the chemistry of food lipids, functional foods, neutraceuticals, and natural antioxidants.

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Verhe 2011
Roland Verhé
University of Gent
Belgium
for his major contributions to the development of lipid technology obtained during an impressive career in organic chemistry.

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Veldkamp 2012
Frank Veldkamp
Mahle Industrial Filtration
Lochem
The Netherlands
for his major contributions to the development of the oil processing technology by developing and leading an edible oil filtration business.

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Sato 2013
Kyotaka Sato
University of Hiroshima
Japan
for his major contribution in the field of crystallization of biological soft materials and the physical chemistry of fats and lipids.

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Vis 2014
Jan-Kees Vis
Unilever
Vlaardingen
The Netherlands
for his dedication and leadership regarding the RSPO (Round table Sustainable Palm Oil).

He has been president of this organization for a period of almost 10 years. During which he has been driving for the development of principles and criteria of sustainable palm oil production resulting in the acceptation by all stakeholders of RSPO certified sustainable palm oil as a new product in the market.

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Mittelbach 2015
Martin Mittelbach
University of Graz
Austria

for his contribution to the progress of oleochemistry and biofuels, by means of teaching and high level research activity.

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Eickhoff 2016
Klaus-Peter Eickhoff
GEA Westfalia Separator Process GmbH
Oelde/DE

for his contribution to the progress of oils and fats processing technologies, especially in the area of separation technologies.

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Xu 2017
Xu Xuebing
Wilmar Biotechnology R&D Center
Shanghai/CN

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Fellow of Euro Fed Lipid (FEFL) Award

[updated 20.08.2012]

Criteria and Procedure



Parmentier 2010
Michel Parmentier, FEFL
Vaudeville
France
for his contributions to research and development, industrial achievement, education, administration and communication and for his leadership in the foundation of Euro Fed Lipid.

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Spener 2011
Friedrich Spener, FEFL
Graz
Austria
for his contributions to research and education, administration and communication and for his leadership in the foundation of Euro Fed Lipid.

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European Young Lipid Scientist Award

[updated 14.06.2017]

YSLA The European Federation for the Science and Technology of Lipids (Euro Fed Lipid) announces the Young Lipid Scientists Award. The prize is granted to applicants for distinguished research in the fields of lipid science and technology.

The Young Lipid Scientists Award consists of
-a certificate
-a free one-year subscription of the European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology
-free registration to the Euro Fed Lipid Congress including travel expenses

The winner is expected to give a 20 min oral presentation of her/his work. Applications submitted will be evaluated by experts of the Young Scientists Award Committee.

Personal applications only will be accepted from scientists who are not older than 35 years as of the application date. Original paper(s) not older than 2 years since publication, a 2-page (maximum) summary of the work and a curriculum vitae (all in English, six copies) should be submitted.

The deadline for submission is 31 March of each year. The prize will be awarded during the next Euro Fed Lipid congress. Please send applications to the following address:

Euro Fed Lipid
The President
Varrentrappstr. 40-42
60486 Frankfurt am Main
Germany

Wolfrum 2004
Christian Wolfrum
University of Münster/Germany
Rockefeller University New York, USA
for his outstanding work on the role of Foxa-2 factor in the prevention of metabolic diseases.

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Michalski 2006
Marie-Caroline Michalski
INRA
Lyon
France
for her outstanding work on fat globules in dairy products.

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Moschetta 2007
Antonio Moschetta
Consorzio Mario Negri Sud
Bari
Italy
for his outstanding work concerning cellular control of lipid metabolism.

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Hassanien 2009
Mohamed Fawzy Ramadan Hassanien
University of Zagazig, Egypt
Technical University of Berlin, Germany
for his outstanding work concerning different fields of lipid chemistry and the functionality of bioactive lipids.

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Meier 2010
Michael Meier
Potsdam
Germany
for his outstanding work on the use of fats and oils as starting materials for the synthesis of important products, including monomers, platform chemicals and polymers.

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Farvin 2011
Sabeena Farvin Koduvayur Habeebullah
National Food Institute
Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
for her outstanding work on antioxidants and their ability to protect lipids against oxidation.

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Nystroem 2012
Laura Nyström
ETH Zürich
Switzerland
for her outstanding work on phytosterol conjugates.

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Laguerre 2013
Mickael Laguerre
UMR IATE, CIRAD
Montpellier
France
for his contributions in the field of lipid oxidation, especially the design of antioxidants for optimal performance in complex systems.

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Botte 2014
Cyrille Botté
CNRS
La Tronche
France
for his outstanding work in lipid research.
He is a pioneer in the research on the relict chloroplast of the malaria parasite, i.e. the apicoplast, and has characterized its lipids carefully, demonstrating that it has a quite atypical lipid composition.
His results are of great interest in fundamental research and they might in a longer perspective be of crucial importance for the development of novel malaria therapy methods.

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Garcia Moreno 2015
Pedro Jesús García Moreno
Technical University of Denmark
Kgs. Lyngby
Denmark
for his outstanding work on production, formulation and evaluation of fish based products.

He has made excellent contributions to the research on valorization of fish and fish by-products to products like omega-3 PUFA concentrates and biodiesel. His work on various ways to stabilize fish oil products is of special importance.

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Berton 2017
Claire Berton-Carabin
Wageningen UR
Wageningen
The Netherlands


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