Each year the Institut de France’s Christophe and Rodolphe Mérieux Foundation awards a Scientific "Grand Prize" known as the “Christophe Mérieux Prize” to support research into infectious diseases in developing countries.This Prize is exclusively destined to researchers whose activity is permanently exercised in such countries.
The Christophe Mérieux Prize (500,000 Euros) will be allocated as follows:
100,000 Euros as personal reward to the Prize winner having the scientific responsibility of the team
400,000 Euros earmarked for the development of the team’s research.
It will be awarded in 2018 under the following conditions:
Deadline for receipt of dossiers: November 27, 2017
Constitution of application dossiers:
CV of the applicant heading up the team, with date of birth and personal address (1 page)
Composition of the team (1 page)
Description of previous research achievements in the field (2-3 pages)
Title of research project
Current research project(s) (2 pages)
List of ten most significant publications
Reasons justifying the application for the Prize (1/2 page)
Plus two supporting letters from outside Institutions
Please note: A candidacy that was not selected in the previous years can’t be resubmitted more than three times.
Applications must be mailed electronically as one continuous pdf file to the following electronic address: firstname.lastname@example.org