The International Zendal Awards objetive is to boost, spread and reward knowledge and research in the field of biotechnology to a global level.

Zendal’s mission is to bring about improvement to the conditions of life through the research and development of medicines and vaccines focused on the prevention of illnesses, as much in humans as in animals.

With this aim the Group will hold the International Zendal Awards to boost, spread and reward knowledge and research in the field of biotechnology to a global level.

In light of the developments from the SARS-CoV-2 pandemia, a new scenario is considered, where innovation and entrepreneurship can provide added value to meet the present challenges we face. That is why in this edition, on an exceptional basis, a special mention will be added for new initiatives towards finding solutions in the fight against the coronavirus.

InnovationSocial TransformationKnowledge TransferBiotechnology ResearchHealthcare

A commitment to excellence in research, development and innovation within the field of healthcare.

1. Tribute Award

Tribute for the track record of the person that contributes, through their work and merits in the area of science, to vaccine development, prevention, biotechnology and the concept of One Health, as much as in animal as in human healthcare.

The Awards consist of:

  • Commemorative sculpture
  • Accredited Diploma

2. Human Healthcare Award

A donation towards a public or private institution (University, Government body, N.G.O…) that contributes towards improving the lives of people within the field of healthcare and prevention.

The Award consists of

  • 15,000 euros, that should be re-invested in the winning project
  • Accredited Diploma

3. Animal Healthcare Award

In the form of a donation to the public or private institution (University, Government body, N.G.O…) that contributes to improving the lives of animals in the field of healthcare and prevention.

The Award consists of

  • 15,000 euros, that should be re-invested in the winning project
  • Accredited Diploma

4. Special Mention 2020

In this edition, uniquely, there will be a Special Mention for the best innovative project in the fight against the coronavirus.

The Award consists of

  • A Commemorative Sculpture
  • Accreditive Diploma

  • Entries will be accepted from the 20th of July 2020 until the 23rd of October 2020.
  • The prizegiving ceremony will be held in public in the preceeding month of November.

The judging panel consists of an International Scientific Committee made up of prominent figures from the area of biotechnology and health, as well as the President and Secretary (without the right to vote) of Zendal Group.

By putting forward a candidature does not affect the possibility of participating in future editions. Candidatures herein presented imply acceptance of the guidelines. Zendal Group reserves the right to cancel totally or partially the current contest due to reasons beyond its control if necessary, without any subsequent resposibility for the cancellation for part of the company. Any queries related to the Awards should be done by e-mail to: i.brage@zendal.com, b.diaz@zendal.com or sandra.vazquez@zendal.com and by telephone to: 986 330 400 ext 314, 316, 323.

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