Rules/Regulations

2015 Arrigo Recordati International Prize for Scientific Research.
“Secondary prevention and risk reduction strategies for patients with cardiovascular diseases”

Call for Nominations

The Prize is open to scientists of all nationalities who work in institutional settings and are not affiliated with a pharmaceutical company or medical device company.

Nominations may only be submitted by an international society or organization invited to nominate candidates and self-nominations will not be considered.

The deadline for nominations for the 2015 award is January 31, 2015.

The winner will be announced in June 2015.

Award Regulations

The Prize

The Arrigo Recordati International Prize for Scientific Research is awarded every two years to a scientist who has shown special distinction in the area of cardiovascular disease or the study of biochemical mechanisms of particular importance in the same therapeutic field.

Each edition is devoted to a specific theme in the cardiovascular therapeutic field. The Prize is open to researchers of all nationalities who are not in any case directly affiliated with a pharmaceutical company or medical device company.

The Prize winner receives a sum of 100,000 Euros.

The Theme

The eighth edition of the Prize in 2015 will recognize a clinical or basic science investigator who has achieved distinction in the study of secondary prevention and risk reduction strategies for patients with cardiovascular diseases.

Selection Procedures

The candidates will be selected on the basis of nominations from Scientific Societies around the world.

The nominees will be evaluated and a winner selected by a Judging Panel of three world-renowned cardiologists.

Jury

Members of the Jury of the 2015 edition:

M. John Chapman (Panel Chairman),
Thomas F. LÜscher,
Chris J. Packard.

Nomination Procedures
Nominations have to be decided and proposed by scientific societies and organizations invited to submit their candidates.

Each nominator is allowed to submit more than one nominee for the Award.

Self nominations will not be considered.

Nominations will be sent in electronic format, through the dedicated website www.recordati.com/prize with the use of a password assigned to scientific societies invited to nominate.

The deadline for nominations of the seventh edition of the Prize is January 31, 2015.

The information received is held strictly confidential. Only those involved in the Prize selection procedure have access to the material submitted. The Judging Panel requires the same discretion by those making nominations.

Announcement of the Winner

The winner will be notified with an official letter following the Judging Panel decision and will be invited to give a lecture during the awards Ceremony.

Award Ceremony

The winner of the Prize will be announced during an awards ceremony scheduled to take place in Milan, Italy, during ESH (European Society of Hypertension) Annual Meeting, 12-15 June 2015.