An annual Prize entitled “Prix Fondation ARC Léopold Griffuel” was created in 1970 in accordance with the late Mrs. Griffuel’s will and testament. The prize is awarded by the Board of Directors of the ARC French Foundation for cancer research after evaluation by an international scientific committee.

 This prestigious prize of €150,000 is awarded to an investigator or a team, whose work has led to a major breakthrough in cancer research. The candidates must still be involved in research. If the application is filed on behalf of a single researcher, s/he must be under 65 in the nomination year.

 The name(s) of the 43rd-award winner(s) will be announced during December 2014. The official award ceremony will take place in Paris, France. The award winner must be present at the ceremony.


The application file must be submitted before July 15th, 2014.


? Download Award rules

? Download Award poster

? See list of former laureates


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