Every two years the Swiss Group for Clinical Cancer Research (SAKK) and Pfizer (Switzerland) AG award a prize for patient-oriented, practical clinical cancer research. The prize is worth CHF 20,000. The last prize was awarded at the Swiss Oncology & Hematology Congress (SOHC) on 27 June 2019.
Individuals up to 50 years of age who work in clinical cancer research in Switzerland are eligible to apply. Applicants are asked to submit their research work in the form of a scientific paper that has been submitted to or already published in a peer-reviewed journal within the past year. The paper may not be more than a year old at the time of submission deadline and it must include specific proposals for improving the treatment and the therapeutic results that are achievable in cancer patients.
SAKK / Pfizer Award 2021 - The launch of the call for proposals is scheduled for spring 2021.