Scientific prizes

FWO Excellence Prizes

The Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) will award the following prizes for the period 2016-2020 to prominent researchers from the scientific community in Flanders.

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AstraZeneca Foundation Rare Diseases 2019

Rewards innovative scientific research in rare diseases as models for therapeutic innovation.

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AstraZeneca Foundation Infant Mental Health 2019

Rewards innovative scientific research leading to novel perspectives on infant mental health.

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AstraZeneca Foundation Oncology 2019

Rewards innovative scientific research on cell therapies in oncology.

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AstraZeneca Foundation Respiratory and/or Cardiometabolic Disorders 2019

Rewards innovative scientific research on telemedicine for managing respiratory and/or cardiometabolic disorders.

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Baillet Latour Grant for Medical Research (GMR)

This grant will be awarded to a young independent investigator of any nationality to conduct medical research in Belgium.

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BiR&D Cross-Disciplinary PhD Award

In recognition of a PhD thesis with societal relevance that presents an original and cross-disciplinary contribution with potential industrial valorisation.

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ExxonMobil Chemical European Science & Engineering Award

This Award is granted in recognition of outstanding research that the candidate has achieved in the field of "Innovative research for sustainable energy and chemistry".

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IBM Innovation Award

In recognition of an outstanding PhD thesis that presents an original contribution to informatics or its applications.

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Nokia Bell Scientific Award

This Nokia Bell Scientific Award rewards the PhD thesis that brings the most original contribution in the field of information and communication technologies.

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