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 awarded year 1988.
You can propose to Medix Prize award recipient an article published the previous year. The proposed publication may have one or several authors; In the latter case the prize will be shared among the authors. Review articles are not eligible for the prize; Of Ph.D. theses compiled of several articles only the individual original publications can be considered for the prize. Scientists’ proposals for awarding their own work are also welcomed.
The Rector of the University of Helsinki or his representative will give out the prize in autumn. The venue and date of the event are announced in due course. At the prize awarding event the winner will give a lecture on the content and significance of the awarded article.