The FNRS and the FWO will grant in 2022 the Scientific Awards AstraZeneca Foundation which reward established investigators in 3 different topics in Life & Health Sciences.
Scientific Awards AstraZeneca Foundation
- These 3 Awards are granted on the initiative of the AstraZeneca Foundation.
- Amount : 25.000 €/Award. Half of the amount is allocated personally to the laureate, the other half is allocated to the laureate's laboratory.
- Reward established investigators on the basis of their previous work, with a perspective of future development in the same field.
One Award will be attributed in each of the following topics:
- Disruptive approaches exploiting cellular genetic defects in cancer.
- Innovative approaches to promote prevention in public health and clinical care.
- Psycho-social vulnerability during the pandemic.
- Candidates should be active in the above mentioned fields of research, with both ongoing work related to the focus of the Awards and future prospects.
- The Awards can only be given to individual scientists from postdoctoral level onwards who are affiliated to a Belgian university or university hospital.
- Candidates must have been doing research in Belgium in a biomedical context for at least five consecutive years prior to the submission deadline.
- Candidates must have obtained their PhD degree maximum 15 years before the date of the submission deadline (extended in case of eligible career breaks).
- Personnel of the AstraZeneca Foundation or affiliated to the AstraZeneca Foundation are not eligible for the Awards.
- Candidates may not have received an Award for the work submitted with the same amount (or higher) in the last 3 years (prior to the deadline of the call). Candidates can only apply to one AstraZeneca Award.
How to apply?
The requested documents are :
- The application form pertaining to the Award you wish to apply to (see below)
- A detailled scientific curriculum vitae
- A list of publications
- Cellular genetic defects in cancer Award
- Prevention in public health and clinical care Award
- Psycho-social vulnerability during the pandemic Award