Prizes and Grants

Prizes and grants available for application form Minerva Foundation

Medix Prize of the Minerva Foundation
Minerva Foundation’s Bror-Axel Lamberg Prize in Endocrinology
Ralph Gräsbeck Grant for Research in Laboratory Medicine
Selma and Maja-Lisa Selander’s Fund for Research in Odontology

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No prizes or grants available for applications at the moment.


Medix Prize of the Minerva Foundation 

Medix Prize is awarded yearly for excellent Finnish scientific research, which has been published the previous year in an internationally reviewed  scientific journal. The prize winning article has to be from the field of biomedicine or clinical medicine and carried out as a whole or for most parts in Finland. The amount of Medix Prize is 20 000 EUR. The first Medix Prize was honoured to Jorma O. Kokkonen and Petri T. Kovanen year 1988.

Minerva Foundation’s Bror-Axel Lamberg Prize in Endocrinology

Minerva Foundation’s Bror-Axel Lamberg Prize in Endocrinology is a 10.000 EUR prize awarded every other year in the Annual Meeting of the Finnish Endocrine Society to a distinguished Finnish or Nordic scientist in the field of endocrinology. The first prize, year 2017, is honored to a Finnish scientist. The Finnish Endocrine Society nominates three candidates for the prize from whom the Minerva Foundation selects the winner.

Ralph Gräsbeck Grant for Research in Laboratory Medicine

The Ralph Gräsbeck grant is awarded every other year for a scientist who has defended his/her doctoral thesis during the past seven years in the field of laboratory medicine and continued doing innovative and high quality research in the same field. The sum awarded  is 10.000 EUR.

Selma and Maja-Lisa Selander’s Fund for Research in Odontology

From Selma and Maja-Lisa Selander’s fund 10 – 20 grants are awarded yearly.

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