Flanders Marine Institute vzw (VLIZ) & HYDRO vzw
organize the triennial
Prize Dr Edouard Delcroix 2010
The marine environment and human health
This international scientific prize of = 25 000 EUR will be awarded to a researcher or a research team to reward
an original scientific study on the marine environment within the context of potential medical applications.
The prize has been established in honour of Dr Edouard Delcroix (1891-1973), Belgian orthopaedic surgeon and pioneer in thalassotherapy.
||Will be taken into consideration:
- fundamental research on medical aspects of the influence of seawater, of the maritime climate or marine organisms on human health;
- applied studies on the medical influence of seawater, of the maritime climate or marine organisms;
- studies relating the coastal and marine environment to human health.
||Deadline to submit the report: 30.09.2010
Participation form 2010
||Further information and the participation form can be obtained from:
Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ)|
Tel. + 32 (0)59 34 21 30
Fax + 32 (0)59 34 21 31
The prize will be organized again in 2013.
Information on former laureates and prize presentations.