applications 2017

The call for applications for the EHA 2017 is closed now.


Selection process

The European Health Forum Gastein collates all applications and works with external evaluators to assess the applications against the selection criteria. The EHFG Board approves a shortlist of nominations which are then considered by a jury panel.

Jury 2017

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.

Peter Brosch

Peter Brosch

Austrian Federal Ministry of Health and Women’s Affairs

Martin McKee

Martin McKee

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

Terje Peetso

Terje Peetso

Health and Well-being Unit, DG CONNECT, European Commission

Manuel Reiberg

Manuel Reiberg

President, FOPI

Albert van der Zeijden

Albert van der Zeijden

EHFG Board member

Sponsors 2017

The Award includes prize money of 10.000 EUR and is sponsored by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Health and Women’s Affairs and FOPI, the Association of the Research & Development based Pharmaceutical Industry in Austria.

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 application process or would like to submit the EHA application form, please contact:

Josef Wenninger, MSc
E: josef.wenninger[at]
T: +43 662 4224 0012
M: +43 664 2444 998

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