The H.W. & J. Hector Foundation, Weinheim, is creating and announcing a prize for European HIV research, which will be awarded for the best scientific achievements in the HIV research area in 2019.

European Hector Research Award in HIV 2019



  • EUR 10,000 for the best clinical and/or epidemiological paper;
  • EUR 10,000 for the best basic science, translational paper.

Any paper on an HIV-related topic that been accepted or published in a peer-reviewed journal within the last 24 months (i.e. from November 1, 2017) before the start of the 17th European AIDS Conference can be submitted.

If the paper has been co-authored by several authors, it should be made clear which author is applying for the award. The application should be accompanied by a written consent of all co-authors.

Five copies of the submitted paper should be sent along with the application letter by June 30, 2019 to the EACS Secretariat under the following correspondence address:

Prof. Dr. med. Jürgen Rockstroh
European AIDS Clinical Society
Rue des Colonies, 56
1000 Brussels


Registration opens on March 15, 2019


Application opens on March 15, 2019