The Arrigo Recordati International Prize for Scientific Research was established in the year 2000 in memory of the Italian pharmaceutical entrepreneur Arrigo Recordati and aims to promote scientific research in the field of cardiovascular disease.

The award is presented every two years to a scientist who has demonstrated dedication to the advancement of scientific knowledge in cardiology.

The Prize 2013

The seventh edition of the International Prize in 2013 was awarded to a clinical or basic science investigator who, through his work, has achieved distinction in the study of the pivotal role of microcirculation in systemic and organ diseases.

The Prize awarded 100,000 Euros to the winner.

Scientists of all nationalities who work in an institutional setting and are not affiliated with a pharmaceutical company or medical device company are eligible.

The winner of the Prize was announced during an awards ceremony on the 15th of June 2013 in Milan, Italy, during the 23rd ESH (European Society of Hypertension) Annual Meeting.