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Call: Clemens von Pirquet Prize 2021

By 15. May 2021No Comments

The Austrian Society of Allergology and Immunology has the opportunity to offer a prize of 4,000 euros, donated by the company Bencard Allergie, for outstanding work in the field of allergological research for the year 2021. The award, named the ‘Clemens von Pirquet Prize for Allergy Research’ in memory of the creator of the concept of allergy, will be presented at the annual meeting of the Austrian Society of Allergology and Immunology. The award is subject to the following conditions:

Prizes are awarded for scientific papers on experimental or clinical allergology that have been produced in Austria and published within the last 2 years in a recognised scientific journal with a rigorous review system. Experimental work should be clearly related to clinical questions. This work must not have been previously awarded a prize, nor submitted for a prize elsewhere at the same time. Resubmissions are not permitted. The submitter must be a member of the Austrian Society of Allergology and Immunology and may submit only one paper for review. The submitter must be the first author (including 1st co-authorship).

The latest submission date is June 30, 2021.

The paper is to be submitted as an overall reduced-size pdf document including scanned hand-signed consent forms from co-authors and short CV to If a reviewer would like a print copy, we may ask you to mail one to us.


Austrian Society for Allergology and Immunology
c/o Vienna Medical Academy
Alser Street 4
1090 Vienna

The Board of the Austrian Society of Allergology and Immunology decides on the awarding of the prize on the basis of proposals from international experts. There is no division of the prize, the award is given to the submitter.

The award will be presented at the ÖGAI Meeting 2021.

For the Board:

President of the ÖGAI
Univ. Prof . Dr. Erika Jensen-Jarolim

Secretary of the ÖGAI
Assoc. Prof. PD. DDr. Eva Untersmayr-Elsenhuber