The Foundation announces the Third Research Prize Award

The German Foundation Tinnitus and Hearing Charité for the third time awards its Research Prize "Tinnitus & Hearing" worth 10.000 euros, donated by Restrukturierungspartner RSP GmbH & Co. KG

The prize will honour outstanding achievements in the field of cause research, early detection and therapy of tinnitus and hearing damage.

Please submit your

  • habilitation (post-doctorale thesis),
  • published excellent scientific papers (both not older than two years) or
  • presentations of planned research projects.

Applicants* from the EU may apply. Papers can be submitted in German or English.

The application deadline is 15 September 2021.

The award winner will be presented at the 22st Tinnitus Symposium, organised by the Tinnitus Center Charité and the German Tinnitus Foundation Charité on December 4 2021 in Berlin. The prize winner will be given the opportunity to present his/her work.

New March 2021: You can download more information about this years application procedure here: Information 2021 (PDF file, 1 MB).

Review 2020:
Last year, two excellent winners were warded: Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Lukas Rüttiger (certified biologist and associate professor at the Hearing Research Center of the University Clinic for Otolaryngology, Section of Molecular Hearing Physiology, headed by Prof. Dr. Marlies Knipper, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen) and PD Dr. rer. nat. Winfried Schlee (certified psychologist and scientific coordinator TRI, Clinic and Polyclinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy of the University of Regensburg at the District Hospital).

All those who were not able to attend the Digital Award Ceremony – or who would like to watch the event again – can watch the recording including the following Q&A session at the following link - unfortunaltely only available in German language:

Review 2019:
In 2019 the award went to to Dr. Christopher Cederroth, working at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. He received the prize for his translational work in the field of basic research on tinnitus and hearing loss.