The FEMS-Lwoff Award for Achievements in Microbiology from the Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS) recognizes the achievement of an individual or group in microbiology. Nominations for the award may be made by anyone working in microbiology. Winners of the award must present a prize lecture at the opening ceremony of the FEMS congress. The Award consists of 1000 EUR honorarium, a commemorative silver medal, and additional benefits. The Award is a biennial award with nominations in even years for awards presented in odd years. The next nominations have been extended to April 10, 2022.