The KNAW Bob Pinedo Cancer Care Award, formerly known as the Pinedo Cancer Care Prize, is a prestigious biennial award for internationally acclaimed researchers in cancer care.
This award is offered by the Bob Pinedo Cancer Care Award Foundation. Since 2016, the Foundation has entrusted the selection of the award winner to the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.
The award winner receives a bronze sculpture in the form of Professor Pinedo's hand, symbolising both strength and hope of healing, along with EUR 100,000.
Who is it for?
The Award is intended explicitly for a researcher (or team of researchers) who is currently active in the field of cancer research and compassionate cancer patient care.
Nomination and award
Both institutes and individual researchers are welcome to nominate a candidate or a team of candidates for the KNAW Bob Pinedo Cancer Care Award.