The ACTERIA Prizes consist of four prizes being awarded by the European Federation of Immunological Societies (EFIS icon-external-link) for the first time at the 2013 International Congress of Immunology (ICI icon-external-link) and thereafter tri annually at the European Congress of Immunology (ECI icon-external-link), starting at the 2015 ECI in Vienna.

These four prizes shall distinguish high potential early career researchers, two each in Immunology and Allergology to acknowledge outstanding achievement in fundamental research in an institute from a European country during doctoral thesis in the last 3 years (ACTERIA Doctoral Thesis Prizes) and early career research up to 10 years after PhD (ACTERIA Early Career Research Prizes). European countries are defined as those where an immunological or allergological society is affiliated to EFIS.

EFIS will announce the first time prizes before the 2012 year end and thereafter it will announce the prizes to national societies in October and December before each ECI year.

EFIS and FONDATION ACTERIA will website announce the prize winners in the April/May time scale, for the first time in 2013 and thereafter of each ECI year. Prize winners shall be plenary speakers at the awarding ECI and shall generally also be speakers in Switzerland at the following annual congress of the Swiss Society of Allergology and Immunology (SSAI icon-external-link). For the first time awards, the prize winners shall speak at the 2013 ICI in Milan and the 2014 SSAI congress.

Nominations for the ACTERIA Prizes are to be submitted to EFIS by an EFIS member in good standing in accordance with the ACTERIA Prizes Rules. Nominations shall include a nomination letter, an application form and ethical approvalsFor more information or to submit an application, please visit

Acteria Prize 2018

Acteria Prize 2015

Acteria Prize 2013