WFNR Franz Gerstenbrand Award 2022

This year’s WFNR Franz Gerstenbrand Award closes for entries on 31st October, with £3,000 for the winner.   The Award is open to  clinicians, researchers or allied health professionals worldwide currently working in neurorehabilitation.  

Entries are open to WFNR members and non-members and are particularly encouraged from those individuals under the age of 35 years. 

The WFNR Award is named after Professor Franz Gerstenbrand in recognition of his contribution to neurorehabilitation, and recognises and rewards a neurorehabilitation project that has benefited patients. 

The entries for the WFNR Award must demonstrate a difference to patient outcomes and can involve any aspect of neurorehabilitation, such as a patient or clinic management initiative, research project, best practice development or the use of a new technological development.  The work described must be completed and have already produced results or been published in the last 12 months.

The Award is for a travel bursary to a clinical/scientific conference, professional development course or research project. For further information and an application form please visit:

The winner will be announced at the 12th World Congress for Neurorehabilitation which takes place from 14-17 December 2022 at the Messe Wien Exhibition and Congress Centre, Vienna, Austria.