Since 2016, EUFAS also collaborates with the journal European Addiction Research to present the EUFAS-EAR Award to an outstanding scientist in addiction research, inviting the winner to deliver a plenary presentation on their work:
- EUFAS-EAR Award 2016: Karl Mann receives the first EUFAS-EAR Award and gives a plenary lecture: Alcoholism and Treatment – moving towards the promised land at the Sociodrogalcohol conference in Alicante, Spain.
- EUFAS-EAR Award 2017: Jürgen Rehm receives the second EUFAS-EAR Award and gives a plenary lecture: Decreasing life expectancy despite gains in cancer and cardio-vascular disease mortality? The role of addictions in public health in high-income countries at the Lisbon Addictions 2017 conference in Lisbon, Portugal.
- EUFAS-EAR Award 2018: Wim van den Brink receives the third EUFAS-EAR Award and gives a plenary lecture: Precision Medicine in Addiction: A Bright Future? at the European Psychiatric Association meeting in Nice, France.