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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 Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser. 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