European Health Award

The European Health Award honours initiatives aiming to improve public health or healthcare in Europe. It was
established in 2007 to promote cross-border cooperation, multi-country working and the development of
sustainable, innovative and transferable initiatives which address current challenges such as disparities in health
status, access to services and the provision of treatment within Europe.

The European Health Award includes prize money of €10,000.

The Call for Applications for the European Health Award 2015 is closed!

Every year exciting and challenging projects are submitted to the award. 

The Short List for the European Health Award 2015

Of all these submissions a winner will be selected by renowned experts. The winner for the Award 2015 will be officially announced on Friday, 2nd October 2015 in the Closing Plenary Session at the European Health Forum Gastein 2015. 

The European Health Award is kindly sponsored by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Health and the Forum of the Research-based Pharmaceutical Industry in Austria (FOPI).

Further Information:

To access our archive of previous European Health Award winners, please visit the Years of Award pages or
download our European Health Award Information  Brochure (708 KB). 

If you have any questions about the application process for the European Health Award please contact Josef Wenninger  Josef.Wenninger(at)

EHA Winner 2014 EpiSouth Plus Project
Award Winner 2014: EpiSouth Plus Project. Dr Massimo Fabiani and Dr Marie Roseline Belizaire receive the prize during the EHFG 2014 Closing Plenary.
The European Health Award trophy
The European Health Award trophy.
European Health Award Ceremony 2014
Young Forum Gastein alumni Rosalind Way and Timo Clemens moderate the European Health Award Ceremony 2014.