Heineken Prize for Medicine

The Dr. A.H. Heineken Prize for Medicine recognises pioneering work in medicine and is awarded to a researcher whose achievements have led or are expected to lead to an important application in medical practice.

The Dr. A.H. Heineken Prize for Medicine was established in 1989 and recognises pioneering medical research. The prize is awarded every two years.

The Dr. A.H. Heineken Prize for Medicine consists of a sculpture of the Greek god of medicine, Asclepius (designed by Simons Juweliers of The Hague), and USD 200,000. The prize is funded by the Alfred Heineken Fondsen Foundation.

Fields

Medicine

Who is the prize intended for?

A top international researcher in medicine whose scientific work still holds significant promise and whose achievements have led or are expected to lead to an important application in medical practice.

Nomination and awards ceremony

Nominations are not being accepted at this time.

The awards ceremony will take place on 1 October 2020.