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30 September 2020


Apply to the 2014 IDF Europe Prizes in Diabetes!

IDFE prizes 2014This year, IDF Europe is awarding two IDF Europe Prizes in Diabetes to reward excellence, innovation and commitment in diabetes.

Launched in 2012, these awards aim at increasing awareness about diabetes and recognizing outstanding individuals who have dedicated themselves to improving the lives of people with diabetes.
The prizes will be awarded to a Young Researcher and for Long-Standing Achievement.

The prizes

The winners will be awarded a 10,000 EUR prize each, to be donated to a diabetes charity of the winners’ choice, as well as a commemorative plaque and a certificate.
The winners will also receive a 1,000 Euro honorarium prize.

The winners of the 2014 edition of the IDF Europe Prizes in Diabetes will be notified of the decision of the Nominating Committee by 15 October 2014, and will be invited to take part in the awarding ceremony, which will take place in the European Parliament in Brussels on the occasion of World Diabetes Day celebrations, on 5 November 2014.

How to apply?

To apply, please fill in the IDF Europe Prize in Diabetes application forms:

    - Click here to download the application form for Young Researcher
    - Click here to download the application form for Long-Standing Achievement

In addition, for both categories, the peer who nominates the applicant should send a short essay (500 words maximum) explaining the achievements of the individual or of the organization.

For Young Researcher, a brief report on the outcome basic/clinical research which forms the basis for the application. The research should be carried out fully/partly in Europe. If the research has been published, a copy of the publication should also be sent. If not yet published, a supporting statement by the supervisor or Head of the Department indicating that the nominee is the principal in¬vestigator of the research.

All applications must be submitted in electronic format by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by fax to + 32 2 5371981 by 30 June 2014 latest.

Young Researchers: eligibility criteria

    - The applicant must be nominated by a peer and preferably working in Europe.
    - The applicant must be a qualified health care pro-fessional aged less than 40 years.
    - The applicant should be involved in innovative patient-oriented research in diabetes and its complications. The work carried out should demonstrate their commitment to diabetes research leading to improved health outcomes for people with diabetes.

Priority will be given to research focusing on patho-physiology of diabetes, epidemiology, education, behavioural research, care to disadvantaged populations, innovative approaches in diabetes care and treatment.

Long Standing Achievement - eligibility criteria

    - The applicant must be nominated by a peer and preferably working in Europe.
    - The applicant must be an organization involved in education, support and multidisciplinary healthcare for people with diabetes that has had a significant impact on improving local, national or European diabetes care and health services in the field of diabetes.