Bionorica Phytoneering Award / Bionorica Phytoneering-Preis
Announcement of the Bionorica Phytoneering Award 2019 of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA)
BIONORICA SE is globally one of the leading companies in the area of phytopharmaceuticals producing plant-based medicines with proven efficacy, safety and quality. BIONORICA’s Headquarters are located in Neumarkt i.d. Opf. (Germany/Bavaria). The company is family owned since more than 80 years.
A significant focus of BIONORICA’s work is concentrated on R&D activities with annual capital investments of about 15% of the company’s turnover. Although the centre of all R&D activities is in Neumarkt, BIONORICA has established further research institutes in Innsbruck (Austria) and Hong-Kong.
In addition, BIONORICA has built a scientific network with multiple renowned institutions, organizations and scientists worldwide.
The Bionorica Phytoneering Award (BPA) acknowledges outstanding research in the field of development and application of herbal medicinal products.
The award is endowed with 10,000 €.
The purpose of the award is to motivate primarily young scientists (normally younger than 45 years of age) to perform research in phytomedicine focusing on following areas:
generally any new discovery and innovative application related to phytomedicine
pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of herbal medicinal products and their active principles
clinical research in the areas of respiratory tract infections, inflammation, women's health, pain, oncology and metabolic syndrome
safety and pharmacovigilance studies
Scientists or research groups of universities and other non-commercial scientific institutions are entitled to apply.
The Bionorica Phytoneering Award will be granted during the 67th International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA), Innsbruck, Austria, September 1 - 5, 2019. The award-winning scientific results shall be presented during the congress in a lecture of 30 minutes.
Scientific publications on a specific topic which have been published during the last three years will be considered. They must be submitted in electronic form via email until 15th April 2019, along with a CV and a list of publications to the president of GA, Prof. Dr. Anna Rita Bilia, e-mail:
Prof. Dr. Anna Rita Bilia