Nominations of candidates for the Scheele Award 2019

Time for nomination for the 2019 Scheele Award

In honor of the world-renowned Swedish chemist and pharmacist Carl Wilhelm Scheele, the Swedish Pharmaceutical Society biannually bestows the Scheele Award on prominent scientists in the field of drug research or related disciplines.

We now invite to nominate candidates for the 2019 Scheele Award.

Ideally, up to three candidates can be put forward for consideration by the Nomination Committee. Needless to say, we encourage nominations of both female and male candidates. Please submit the Nomination form (find below) or mail the corresponding information to the secretary of the Scheele Award Committee, Lisa Bandholtz, no later than September the 15th 2018.

Nomination Form Scheele Award 2019

The Scheele Laureate will be appointed within the wide area of ongoing pharmaceutical research. The candidate should be an internationally recognized scientist, professionally active within the fields of drug research and drug development.

A special Scheele Symposium with a scientific program based on the Laureate’s area of research is to be organized in Stockholm in November 2019 in connection with the prize ceremony, where the Scheele Laureate is awarded a prize sum of SEK 200 000 (appr. EUR 20 000).

The Swedish Pharmaceutical Society is a non-profit organization gathering professionals engaged in the field of medicinal drugs. Dating back to the 18th century, the society strives to be the professional voice of pharmaceutical science with the overarching aim to drive and support research and innovation in medicines and healthcare – and to promote high, professional standards throughout the value chain – from drug discovery to rational use.


Lisa Bandholtz
PhD, Scientific Secretary
Tel. 08-723 50 39

Swedish Pharmaceutical Society
Wallingatan 26A,
111 81 Stockholm
+46-(0)8 723 50 00

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