9th International Medis Awards

In presenting the International Medis Awards for Medical Research, the International Scientific Committee seeks out the best applied research achievements in selected areas of medicine. Through awarding selected works, the project enhances awareness and promotes the importance of research for the development of medical science in the region and contributes to the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Borut Štrukelj

At the opening of the 9th International Medis Awards, the President of the International Scientific Committee Prof. Borut Štrukelj, MSc Pharm, PhD, from the Department of Pharmaceutical Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ljubljana, invited researchers to apply:

"I invite and encourage you all to participate in the International Medis Awards for Medical Research. I firmly believe that the scientific results of your published research will be even better recognized and accepted in the scientific community in various fields of medicine and pharmacy, and especially among the general public."

On Thursday, 9 March 2023, the winners of the 9th International Medis Awards for Medical Research were announced.

Participating Countries

Participating CountriesThe annual International Medis Awards for Medical Research contest is open to medical doctors and pharmacists from nine countries of Central and South-Eastern Europe:

  • Austria
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Hungary
  • North Macedonia
  • Montenegro
  • Serbia
  • Slovenia

Medical Fields

Medical doctors and pharmacists who are actively involved in clinical practice can apply with their research work from nine different fields:
Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Intensive Care Medicine and Anesthesiology, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology and Allergology, Rheumatology

Research Work

Doctors and pharmacists who published their scientific research contributions in the most prestigious scientific publications, i.e. those with an impact factor higher than 1.500, and who met following conditions, were eligible to compete in the 9th International Medis Awards:

  • Published original article;
  • Impact factor (IF) of scientific publication greater than 1.500;
  • Work published between 1 September 2021 and 31 October 2022;
  • Active daily involvement in clinical practice;
  • Potential contribution to diagnosis and treatment.

Committee’s Evaluation Scoreboard

Call for Entries

Terms and Conditions for participants for
the 9th International Medis Awards contest



One winner was selected from each field of research. The winners received:

  • Bodočnost (The Future) - a bronze sculpture by Jakov Brdar
  • A financial grant of € 2,500 gross

Finalists were announced from each field of research. The finalists received:

  • International Medis Awards certificate of recognition
  • A financial grant of € 500 gross

General Sponsor

The general sponsor of the project is Medis, d.o.o.