Submission of Nomination Proposals for DGM Honors and Awards

Every year, the German Society for Materials Science (DGM) presents the DGM Awards to outstanding scientists and pioneers in the industrial field. The DGM awards these prizes during the DGM-Tag (General Assembly). With its honors and awards, the DGM wants to make excellent achievements in the field visible, but it also wants to honor individuals and promote promising young scientists. Self-applications for the DGM Prize for Young Talent are also accepted with letters of support. 

For better comparability of the nominees, it is necessary to fill out this formand send it together with the supporting documents via email to

The "Honorary Membership" nominations may be submitted informally with a letter of appreciation via email to

Nominations will be accepted each year until December 31.

Timetable of the Nomination Process

December 15 Deadline for submission of nominations
February Ranking of the award winners by the award committee
March Meeting of the award committee - drafting of a resolution for the executive board
April Board meeting - confirmation of the award winners
May Notification of the award winners by the DGM office
June Submission of the laudations
September Award ceremony during the DGM-Tag (General Assembly)

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