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Scientific Awards AstraZeneca Foundation 2022

- Cellular genetic defects in cancer 
- Public health and clinical care 
- Psycho-social vulnerability during the pandemic

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.

Eligible topics

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.

Eligibility criteria ​

  • 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?

Applications, written in English, must be sent electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on July 4, 2022 at the latest.

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
Application forms

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