Standing & Executive Rules

Awarding Institution

Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research

Endowing Sponsor

Dr. Willmar Schwabe GmbH
Karlsruhe (Germany)

Objective

The Dr. Willmar Schwabe-Award acknowledges outstanding results of pharmacological and/or clinical research in the field of medicinal plants and natural products.

The aim of the award is to motivate preferentially young scientists (normally 40 years or younger) to resolve phytotherapeutical and phytopharmaceutical problems in an interdisciplinary approach, in order to support the evidence-based use of natural products.

Endowment

10.000 Euro

Frequency

Biannually

Application

Scientists or research groups of universities and other non-commercial scientific institutions are entitled to apply.

Up to three relevant scientific publications on a specific topic which have been published during the last three years can be considered. They must be submitted together with CV(s) and list(s) of publications to the president of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research in electronic form (as CD-Rs in five copies) until a fixed deadline.

Jury

The president of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research appoints at least three independent experts to evaluate and compare the submitted applications.

The jury consisting of the president and the vice-presidents of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research, the editor-in chief of Planta Medica, and a representative of Dr. Willmar Schwabe GmbH will decide on the basis of the expertises and select the winner(s).

Bestowal

The Dr. Willmar Schwabe-Award will be bestowed at an appropriate time and ceremony in the course of the annual congress of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research.

The awarded scientific results shall be presented during the annual congress in an half an hour lecture.