The "Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique – FNRS" (F.R.S.-FNRS) will grant, in 2015, the triennial and international "GAGNA A. & Ch. VAN HECK Prize", amounting to 75.000 €, to a scientist or a medical doctor, in recognition of a research work which has contributed to the treatment of a disease currently incurable, or which has raised hopes for curing the disease.
Candidates to the Prize should not have received an equivalent or superior Prize intended to promote the submitted work previously. The Prize is intended to reward a work submitted by one researcher or a team represented by a maximum of two researchers.
Candidates must be proposed by a person duly qualified to appreciate the candidates work. This person must provide signed justification of his/her support in the form of a memorandum giving full details of the candidates merits. This memorandum (between five and ten pages), written in English, will make sure that, in particular, the work of the candidates conforms to the guidelines for the awarding of the Prize. Τhe following documents arealso requested :
- the curriculum vitae of the candidates, including a list of received Prizes, with their amounts,
- the complete list of publications of the candidates.