Award Ceremony 2015

Award Ceremony 2015

Every other year since 2013, the Foundation awards a prize worth 50,000 euros for outstanding work and measures in hospital hygiene and Infection prevention. Until 2015 the prize money was donated by B. Braun Melsungen AG; from 2017 it is being jointly funded by B. Braun Melsungen AG and BARMER.

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, M√ľnster