Publication Date: 20.12.2017
Cardiovascular Medicine. 2017;20(12):314

Research Prize of the Swiss Heart Foundation 2018

The Swiss Heart Foundation awards an annual prize of Swiss Francs 20 000 for one or several outstanding publications / accepted manuscripts on scientific research in the field of ­prevention, diagnosis and/or treatment of cardiovascular diseases.

Swiss researchers or research teams working in Switzerland or abroad and foreign re­searchers working in Switzerland are entitled to participate. The age limit is 45 years at the time of application. Previous prize winners are not eligible for the prize. In addition, scientific publications that have already been awarded or elected for another prize are not eligible. The prize winner will be chosen by the Research Committee of the Swiss Heart Foundation.

Applications should be submitted by 31 December 2017 (date of postmark) by post (one copy) as well as by email with:

– one signed accompanying letter

– the publication(s) / accepted manuscript(s) to be considered

– list of references

– brief curriculum vitae (max. 1 page)

For further information and detailed rules, see


Swiss Heart Foundation
Research Committee
Dufourstrasse 30
P.O.Box 368
CH-3000 Bern 14
E-Mail: research[at]

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