EDCTP Prizes 2020


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Organization:
Hospitality Europe
Category:
Awards
Scope:
International
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Description:

The programme EDCTP2 aims to contribute to the reduction of the social and economic burden of poverty-related diseases (PRDs) in developing countries, in particular in sub-Saharan Africa, by accelerating the clinical development of effective, safe, accessible, suitable and affordable medical interventions for PRDs in partnership with sub-Saharan Africa. The biennial EDCTP Prizes are granted to outstanding individuals and research teams, especially from sub-Saharan Africa and Europe, and are awarded at a prize-giving ceremony at the biennial EDCTP Forum.

In 2020, the EDCTP will award four prestigious international prizes dedicated to the promotion of scientific research, improved health and Africa-European collaboration.These prestigious prizes are:

- Scientific Leadership Prize This prize is 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. The prize consists of a recognition trophy and a cash prize of 10.000 euro.

- Outstanding Female Scientist Prize This prize is awarded to excellent world-class female scientists in sub-Saharan Africa and working in the remit of the EDCTP2 programme. The prize consists of a recognition trophy and a cash prize of 20.000 euro.

- Outstanding Research Team Prize This prize is 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. This consists of a recognition trophy and a cash prize of 50.000 euro.

- Dr Pascoal Mocumbi Prize This prize is in special recognition of the significant contribution made by Dr Pascoal Mocumbi, the first High Representative of the EDCTP Association. It is to be awarded to senior scientists, policymakers or advocates for health and research, from anywhere in the world. It consists of a recognition trophy and a cash prize of 50.000 euro.

Requirements

The contest for the first three prizes (Scientific Leadership Prize, Outstanding Female Scientist Prize, and Outstanding Research Team Prize) is open to residents of a sub-Saharan African country, an EU Member State, or a country associated to the Horizon 2020 programme. The contest for the Dr Pascoal Mocumbi Prize is open to contestants from all parts of the world.

Request

Prizes are financial contributions funded under Horizon 2020 and given as rewards following the publication of a contest. A 'recognition prize' is used to recognise past achievements and outstanding work after it has been performed.

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