The EDCTP prizes recognise outstanding individuals and research teams from Africa and Europe who have made significant achievements in research field. In addition to their scientific excellence, the awardees will have made major contributions to the EDCTP objectives of strengthening clinical research capacity in Africa and supporting South-South and North-South networking.

The EDCTP prizes are given biennially in a ceremony at the EDCTP Forum.

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EDCTP Awards 2016

EDCTP Award for Outstanding Research Team 2016
University of Zambia – University College London Medical School (UNZA-UCLMS) Research & Training Program

EDCTP Award for Outstanding Female Scientist 2016
Professor Marleen Temmerman

EDCTP Award for Scientific Leadership 2016
Professor Shabir A. Mahdi

Dr Pascoal Mocumbi Prize
Professor Fred Newton Binka

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awards2013 Prof. Glenda Gray, Dr Michael Makanga and Dr Graeme Meintjes at the EDCTP Awards ceremony in Cape Town, South Africa

EDCTP Awards 2013

Outstanding African Scientist
Dr Glenda Gray, University of Witwatersrand and Medical Research Council, South Africa

Rising Star African Scientist
Dr Graeme Meintjes, University of Cape Town, South Africa

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awards2011 Prof. Salim Abdool Karim and Mr Hannock Tweya at the Award ceremony at the Sixth EDCTP Forum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

EDCTP Awards 2011

Outstanding Senior African Scientist
Professor Salim Abdool Karim, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Outstanding Junior African Scientist
Mr Hannock Tweya, Lighthouse Trust, Malawi

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EDCTP Awards 2009

Outstanding Senior African Scientist
Dr Alexis Nzila, Head of the Molecular Parasitology Group at the KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programmme in Kilifi, Kenya

Outstanding Junior African Scientist
Dr Dominique Pepper, Institute of Infectious Diseases and Molecular Medicine in Cape Town, South Africa

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