The Johann Wilhelm Ritter von Mannagetta Award for Medicine is given for outstanding work in the field of cancer research.

Nominations are sought for scientists aged 45 and under (allowances are made for parental leave) who have produced outstanding research in their field and are working at an Austrian university or research institution at the time of their nomination.

Selection procedure

The winner is selected by an awards committee appointed by the Austrian Academy of Sciences. The committee may also consult external experts.

Nomination documents (in English)

1. Personal statement by the nominating person with regard to the following aspects:

  • the nominee's scientific career and international visibility within the scientific community
  • the nominee's influence on the development of research in the field
  • a description of the nominee's research achievments

2. Tabular CV of the nominee including a list of their publications

3. Selection of the three most important publications documenting the nominee's prize-worthy achievements, as three PDF files

Upload via online form

The completed documents are to be uploaded via the online form.


Fill in the online form and upload the documents as a total of 4 PDF files.

Afterwards, you will receive a document that you will have to print and sign. Return a scan of the signed form in PDF format (single file) as an attachment to a reply to the received email (click reply button). IMPORTANT: The default subject and recipient must not be changed.


Upon receipt of your application, we will check that it is complete and meets the formal criteria and it will then be entered into the database of the Department of Fellowships and Awards.

Once the application has been checked for completeness, confirmation will be sent by email.


Research Area
Medicine (Cancer Research)

Value of Prize
15.000,- Euro


Deadline for Submissions
September 20, 2024


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