Call for Applications

The European Health Forum Gastein is welcoming applications for the European Health Award. The winner of the Award will receive a prize of € 10.000 at the 21st European Health Forum Gastein, this year themed “Health and Sustainable Development – Bold political choices for Agenda 2030 ”, which will take place in Austria´s Gastein Valley from 3rd to 5th October 2018.

Applications for the Award have closed and are being evaluated by a renowned jury.

Application Form


Sponsors 2018

The Award includes prize money of 10.000 EUR and is sponsored by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection.

Jury 2018

The jury panel includes representatives of the EHFG Board, EHA Sponsors and European representatives from our four pillars: civil society, science &academia, private and public sectors.

Natasha Azzopardi-Muscat

Directorate For Health Information & Research, Malta

Peter Brosch

Austrian Federal Ministry Of Labour, Social Affairs, Health And Consumer Protection

Nicola Bedlington

Secretary General, European Patients' Forum

Martin McKee

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine | EHFG Advisory Committee member

Martin Seychell

Deputy Director General For Health And Food Safety (DG SANTE), Eu Commission

Selection criteria

Initiatives & projects must comply with the following criteria to be eligible for consideration:

  1. The initiative must already be in its implementation phase, although it does not have to be completed at the time of application.
  2. Applicants should be able to provide some initial results from their initiative.
  3. The initiative must be implemented in at least two European countries.
  4. The initiative should focus on public health or health care delivery and address an important threat to the health of the population in terms of prevention or health promotion, improving quality of care or access to care or through increased efficiency or cost-effectiveness
  5. The initiative should be innovative and/or demonstrate how it has added an innovative dimension to similar projects.
  6. The initiative should be sustainable and have the potential to be transferable to other countries.

get in touch

If you are interested in finding out more about the European Health Award, have questions about the selection process, please contact:

Rafaela Tripalo, MA
E: rafaela.tripalo[at]ehfg.org
T: +43 662 4224 0011
M: +43 660 475 4446

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