KNAW Bob Pinedo Cancer Care Award 2018

The KNAW Bob Pinedo Cancer Care Award, formerly known as the Pinedo Cancer Care Prize, is a prestigious biennial award for internationally acclaimed researchers in cancer care.

This award is offered by the Bob Pinedo Cancer Care Award Foundation. Since 2016, the Foundation has entrusted the selection of the award winner to the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.

The award winner receives a bronze sculpture in the form of Professor Pinedo's hand, symbolising both strength and hope of healing, along with EUR 100,000.



Who is it for?

The Award is intended explicitly for a researcher (or team of researchers) who is currently active in the field of cancer research and compassionate cancer patient care. 


Research institutes and individual researchers anywhere in the world may nominate candidates for the KNAW Bob Pinedo Cancer Care Award.

The nomination form (including background information, CV and list of publications) must be emailed to the Academy by no later than 1 May 2018. The e-mail address is .

Nominations that are not submitted in accordance with the above procedure will not be considered. The Jury may also consider nominations submitted during previous rounds.