New Award introduced in 2015

New Award introduced in 2015

Every two years, the Foundation grants an award for outstanding work and measures in hospital hygiene and Infection prevention. The award worth 50,000 euros is endowed by B. Braun Melsungen AG.

Award for Hospital Hygiene and Infection Prevention

Since 2013, the Foundation grants every two years the Award for Hospital Hygiene and Infection Prevention for scientific work and practical measures in the field of hospital hygiene and infection prevention. The next award ceremony will take place in Berlin on September 20th, 2017.

Applications are open to health care facilities such as hospitals or rehabilitation clinics and research institutes. Particular consideration is given to projects on topics to reduce nosocomial infections and the control of multidrug-resistant pathogens.

The Robert Koch Award for Hospital Hygiene and Infection Prevention, which carries a prize of 50,000 Euros, is financially endowed by B. Braun Melsungen AG and BARMER.

Former Laureates:

2015 Prof. Dr. Petra Gastmeier, Berlin
2013 Prof. Dr. Helge Karch, Münster

Call for Nominations 2017

Please send your applications to: Robert-Koch-Stiftung, Müllerstraße 178, Postfach RKS, 13342 Berlin or write an email to info@robert-koch-stiftung.de

Submission deadline: May 10, 2017

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