Agência para o Investimento e Comércio Externo de Portugal


Once every two years, the BIAL Foundation makes available this award in the field of biomedicine. The aim of the award is to identify a discovery that has great potential in the biomedical field.

The award will focus on one work published from 1 January 2010 onward that can be identified as representing a breakthrough. The award is presented for the first time in 2019 and proposals must be submitted by 30 June 2019.


The following persons and institutions are invited to make submissions:

- Members of the jury;

- Members of the Scientific Board of the BIAL Foundation;

- Previous BIAL award winners;

- Scientific Societies;

- Boards or Deans of Medical Faculties;

- Heads of leading research institutes in the biomedical field;

- Boards or Heads of prestigious Academies;

- In addition, highly qualified researchers may nominate candidate works, but self-nominations are not accepted.


More information here.


Proposal form available here.