Research Award

  • The CHANEL-CERIES Research Award, supported by Chanel Research and Technology, is intended to honor a scientific researcher with a proven track record in fundamental or clinical research work, for one year period, on the subject of physiology or biology of healthy skin and/or its reactions to environmental factors.



    Dead line for applications: May 31, 2013.
    Application forms must be addressed to: rt.award@chanel-corp.com

  • Call for Applications
    Applications for the 2013 CHANEL-CERIES Research Award are now open.




    The objective of Chanel Research and Technology is to develop innovative solutions to meet the needs, desires and dreams of each woman in her quest for singular beauty. The heart of our culture is a culture of “multidisciplinary project”, a culture that opens up the possibility for each expertise.
    COPB is the department of Chanel Research and Technology dedicated to skin related issues and facial appearance. It aims to better understand the structure and function of healthy skin through clinical studies carried out at its laboratories and fundamental research projects performed in collaboration with leading researcher worldwide.

    The CHANEL-CERIES Research Award is an annual initiative supported by Chanel Research and Technology whose purpose is to honor a scientist with a proven track record in basic or clinical research and to help fund a future project.
    The subject area of the 40,000 € CHANEL-CERIES Research Award is the physiology or biology of healthy skin and/or its reactions to environmental factors. The Awardee will be selected by an international jury.

  • Previous Award Winners include:

    • 2012 Martin Röcken, M.D., Ph.D., Tübingen, Germany
    • 2011 Joke A. Bouwstra, Ph.D., Leiden, Netherlands
    • 2010 Howard Y. Chang, M.D., PhD., Stanford, USA
    • 2009 Sabine Werner, Ph.D., Zurich, Switzerland
    • 2008 Paul A. Khavari, M.D., Ph.D., Stanford, USA
    • 2007 Richard L. Gallo, M.D.,Ph.D., San Diego, USA
    • 2006 Irwin McLean Ph.D., DSc, FRSE, Scotland, UK
    • 2005 Masayuki AMAGAI, M.D. Tokyo, Japan
    • 2004 Thomas Schwarz, M.D. Kiel, Germany
    • 2003 Angela M. Christiano, Ph.D., New York, USA
    • 2002 Dennis R. Roop, Ph.D., Houston, USA
    • 2001 Fiona M. Watt, D. Phil., London, UK
    • 2000 Michael Karin, Ph.D., San Diego, USA
    • 1999 Jonathan Rees, M.D., Edinburgh, UK
    • 1998 Jean Krutmann, M.D., Düsseldorf, Germany
    • 1997 Jens-Michael Schröder, Ph.D., Kiel, Germany
    • 1996 Akira Takashima, M.D., Ph.D., Dallas, USA


    Application forms are available upon request at the following address: rt.award@chanel-corp.com
    Only electronic files will be accepted.The Award Conditions must be sent signed by e-mail.

    The closing date for applications is May 31, 2013.   

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