The German Connective Tissue Society organizes an annual meeting with outstanding scientist to promote the scientific exchange and provide a forum for scientists to discuss the latest results in connective tissue research. Please follow the link “Congresses” to get further information on the upcoming meetings.

Furthermore, the society actively promotes the career of most talented young scientists by awarding the following prices at the annual meeting of the society:


Young Investigator Awardfor outstanding scientific work of PhD students and first year Post docs. 

Poster Awardfor the professional presentation of an ongoing excellent scientific work.

Rupert Timpl Award This award is given biannually by the ISMB.

Dick Heinegard European Young Investigator Award This award is given biannually by MBE.