Keio University annually awards The Keio Medical Science Prize to recognize researchers who have made an outstanding contribution to the field of medicine and life sciences. Laureates receive a certificate of merit, medal, and a monetary award of 10 million yen. The award cermony and commemorative lectures are held at Keio University in Tokyo, Japan.
- A researcher who has made a breakthrough in the fields of medicine and life sciences, or a related field.
- A researcher who has made an outstanding contribution to basic and clinical medicine.
13 selection committee members and around 80 specialists from various fields within and outside Keio University will select laureates through a rigorous review process.
Nominees must be currently active in their field of research, and be expected to make future contributions in the field. The Keio Medical Science Prize is an international award.
- Please make an online nomination through our website at https://www.ms-fund.keio.ac.jp/en/prize/.
- A nomination should be for one researcher only. We do not accept group nominations.
- Individual nominators may make one nomination only.
- There is no limit to the number of nominations that institutions or organizations may make, but academic societies may make only a small number of nominations. In the case of making multiple nominations, nominations are limited to one noinee per research theme.