Takeda Innovators in Science Award

This global award recognizes a promising Early-Career Scientist’s and an outstanding Senior Scientist’s contributions to biomedical science and is intended to support their commitment to innovative research. The field recognized changes each year; see agency website for details.

Value: Two prizes of 200,000 USD

Eligibility: For the Early-Career Scientist category, the nominee must be within 10 years of PhD and hold a junior level post-doctoral or faculty position; for the Senior Scientist category, the nominee must have been engaged in active research for at least 15 years and hold a senior-level faculty position. The topic for the upcoming (2022) competition is gastroenterology. 

Note: These are institutional, limited submission nominations. Institutional Strategic Awards (ISA) coordinates the internal selection of nominees. To promote equity, diversity and inclusion, departments and faculties should ensure that all eligible candidates are considered and given the opportunity to self-identify. Only those candidates for whom a candidate suggestion form is received no later than three months in advance of the external deadline and are recommended by the internal awards committee will advance to submission. For more information, please contact awards@sfu.ca.

Agency Website: https://www.nyas.org/awards/innovators-in-science-award/

Upcoming Deadlines

March 31, 2024March 31, 2024 *
16:00:00 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: Takeda Innovators in Science Award Recognizes a promising Early Career Scientist and an outstanding Senior Scientist’s contributions to science. .
* NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.