The Novo Nordisk Prize 2021

The Novo Nordisk Prize recognizes active scientists for their outstanding international contribution to the development of medical science. The award is intended to recognize and further support biomedical research in Europe.

2 Apr 2021 Jana Procházková

The financial reward is DKK 5 million (approx. EUR 672 000) and consists of a research grant of DKK 4.5 million (approx. EUR 605 000) and a personal award of DKK 0.5 million (approx. EUR 67 000).

Applicants must:

  • demonstrate scientific excellence that has led to a major discovery or breakthrough in the understanding of human health and disease, prevention, diagnosis, and/or treatment of the disease,
  • must have a current position and an active research program at a public or non-profit research institution in a European country,
  • must serve as inspirational leaders and role models for young scientists.

Nominations can be submitted from April 1 to June 1, 2021. More information can be found on the website of the Office for Doctoral Studies, Quality, Academic Affairs and Internationalization.


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