Institute of Egg Studies Announces Annual Research Award

“The Institute of Egg Studies announces its XXVIII Research Award, a leading recognition for Spanish researchers in egg-related studies. Since 1997, the Institute has fostered research covering various aspects of eggs, including composition, nutrition, production, technology, quality, and health connections.

The jury, comprising experts from the Institute’s Advisory Council, will select the winner in July.

In the previous edition, the XXVII Prize was awarded to a multidisciplinary team for their work on developing a biohybrid compound for guided bone regeneration, with promising applications in dentistry and traumatology.

Mar Fernández, director of the Institute, highlights the growing interest in exploring eggs’ role in nutrition, health, and circular economy initiatives, emphasizing the potential value of egg waste and by-products in various sectors.”

The €12,000 award is open to individuals or teams undertaking or recently completing egg-related research projects. Application deadline: June 15, 2024. Rules available on the Institute’s website.

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