EDCTP 2020 Prizes – Nominate Candidates!

Deadline: 16 April 2020
Open to: outstanding individuals and research teams from Africa and Europe who have made significant achievements in their research field
Benefits: EUR 50,000, EUR 20,000 and EUR 10,000 prizes

Description

EDCTP invites nominations for its 2020 Prizes.

The Prizes are part of the EDCTP programme which is supported by the European Union under Horizon 2020, it’s Framework Programme for Research & Innovation.

Eligibility

The biennial EDCTP Prizes recognise outstanding individuals and research teams from Africa and Europe who have made significant achievements in their research field. Additionally, the awardees will have made major contributions to strengthening clinical research capacity in Africa and supporting South-South and North-South networking.

Benefits

EDCTP intends to award four prestigious international prizes dedicated to the promotion of scientific research, improved health and Africa-European collaboration. Prizes will be awarded in a ceremony at the tenth EDCTP Forum, in Maputo, Mozambique, from 18-21 October 2020.

  • Scientific Leadership Prize – EUR 10,000: Awarded to excellent world-class scientists in sub-Saharan Africa up to 50 years of age working on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and neglected infectious diseases (NIDS) in the scope of the EDCTP2 programme. Nomination form
  • Outstanding Female Scientist Prize – EUR 20,000: Awarded to excellent world-class female scientists in sub-Saharan Africa and working in the remit of the EDCTP2 programme. Nomination form
  • Outstanding Research Team Prize – EUR 50,000: Awarded to outstanding research teams in sub-Saharan Africa and Europe working on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and neglected infectious diseases (NIDS) in the scope of the EDCTP2 programme. Nomination form
  • Dr Pascoal Mocumbi Prize – EUR 50,000: This prize is named after Dr Pascoal Mocumbi, the first High Representative of EDCTP A, in special recognition of his significant contribution to the development of EDCTP as an international collaborative research partnership. It is to be awarded to senior scientists, policy-makers or advocates for health and research, from anywhere in the world. Nomination form

How to Apply?

Nominations must be submitted on the appropriate form (see below) via [email protected]

In order to apply and for more information please visit the official web page.