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The Prix Galien Award is considered the biomedical industry’s highest accolade and recognizes the technical, scientific and clinical research skills necessary to develop innovative medicines and devices. Please find information on eligibility requirements, key dates, submission guidelines, and entry benefits, below. Due to requests for additional time, the Prix Galien USA application deadline has been extended to June 30, 2017.

"The Prix Galien is a welcome initiative to stimulate creative research and promote excellence".

 -Barack Obama, President,United States.

To be eligible, products must have received marketing approval in the USA by December 31 of the year preceding the award, but not more than 5 years earlier than December 31 of that year, unless the award is for a new and innovative indication, which must have been added within the previous 5 years. The pharmaceutical, biotechnology, diagnostics and medical device products considered for the Prix Galien USA Award must be FDA approved; provisional approvals are not sufficient.

 

NOMINATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY MAY 31, 2017 EXTENDED TO JUNE 30, 2017

FINALISTS ARE ANNOUNCED AT THE END OF JULY.

THE PRIX GALIEN USA AWARDS CEREMONY WILL TAKE PLACE IN OCTOBER.

As many as three awards will be given for biomedical products across three categories .. biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and technology products .. that advance the human condition and which were approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) during the past five years.

When reviewing applications, our Awards Committee is focuses on several key qualities, such as implications of the discovery process for the future of biomedical science from bench to bedside, and innovation throughout the course of the agent, product, or technology..s development, application, or clinical utility.

Fees 1 product entry and 2 tickets for Awards Ceremony: $15,000 1 product entry and 10 tickets (i.e., 1 table) for Awards Ceremony: $27,000 10 Awards Ceremony tickets (1 table): $15,000 Individual Award Ceremony ticket: $1,750

Product entries include (*benefits for finalists):

  1. Application and processing fees per innovation are valid for 3 years (2017-2018-2019)
  2. Inclusion in the 2017 Galien Forum & Ceremony Program Book
  3. A video clip or digital presentation (30-second maximum) during the Awards Ceremony*
  4. Full page advertisement in the Awards Ceremony program, Nominee certificate on behalf of the Prix Galien Committee
  5. Industry press publicity for prior to Award announcement
  6. Industry and general press publicity before, during, and after the Awards Ceremony*
  7. Online presentation of each entry on the Prix Galien USA website prior to the ceremony with Award winners.
  8. Video clip on the Prix Galien USA website for one month following the ceremony*
  9. The opportunity to participate in a special issue of a major scientific publication honoring the Prix Galien finalists and winners. This special publication, in print and online, will be available in thousands of institutions worldwide and all leading indexing services, such as Pubmed and ISI.*

Be prepared to share the following information:

  1. Drug/device/vaccine name
  2. Compound/technology name
  3. Trade name; Date of approval
  4. Therapeutic categories; Indications
  5. Narrative history of the innovation’s development
  6. Narrative explanation of the why this drug or device is innovative
  7. Implications for future research, and/or how the tool will improve the human condition
  8. Appropriate Pubmed references and links

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Please note that you will be able to upload up to supporting documents, videos, and other materials as application supplements. Additional information will be required upon selection as a finalist.

 

For more information, please contact:

Michael Parker
mparker@galienfoundation.org