Heineken Prize for Medicine

The Dr A.H. Heineken Prize for Medicine is awarded to a scientist who has conducted pioneering medical research.

In 1989, the Alfred Heineken Fondsen Foundation established a biennial prize to be awarded to a pioneering medical researcher. The prize is also funded by the Foundation.

The Dr A.H. Heineken Prize for Medicine consists of a trophy depicting the rod of Asclepius (designed by Simons Juweliers of The Hague), and USD 200,000.



Who is it for?

Internationally renowned medical researchers whose research still holds considerable promise for future innovative discoveries

Nomination and award

Nominations for this round are no longer accepted.

The festive award ceremony will take place on 27 September 2018 in Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ in Amsterdam.