Robert Koch Prize

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The Robert Koch Prize is one of the most prestigious scientific awards in the Federal Republic of Germany . It has been used annually since 1960, under the patronage of the Federal Minister of Health , to honor researchers for their outstanding, internationally recognized biomedical research achievements. Funding is to be given in particular to basic research in the field of infectious diseases and widespread diseases such as cancer .

It is awarded by the Robert Koch Foundation in memory of Robert Koch and, with € 120,000, is one of the most highly endowed medical prizes in Germany. The foundation also awards the Robert Koch Gold Medal for life's work and awards postdoctoral prizes for excellent publications by young scientists.

Award winners

The list of award winners follows the list of the Robert Koch Foundation.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Robert Koch Prize on the website of the Robert Koch Foundation, viewed on June 29, 2014. Giuseppe took an older list of the Robert Koch Prize winners since 1970 ( memento of October 6, 2007 in the Internet Archive ) Vita in his welcome address at the Robert Koch Award 2007 in Berlin , when he spoke of 65 scientists who had been awarded the Robert Koch Award.
  2. Robert Koch Prize 2019