Renate & Hans Schleussner Award

Appraisal Criteria

Applications are evaluated based on four criteria by an independent jury. The project with the highest score is awarded.

1.  Scientific merit 2 points
2.  Innovation 2 points
3.  Clinical and medical impact 2 points
4.  Quality of research environment 2 points

Scientific merit:

  • The validity of the rationale / proposed methodology
  • The validity of the expected outcomes
  • The validity of the proposed timelines
  • The feasibility to complete the proposed work within 24 months from the award assignment


Innovation in:

  • design
  • methodology
  • objectives


Clinical and medical impact:

  • Contribution of the project results to clinical and scientific understanding
  • Relevance of the project to the immunological effects of polyvalent immunoglobulins
    (IgG, IgA and IgM)


Quality of research environment

  • Individual's research focus, clinical/scientific expertise and experience
  • Qualification of the applicant
  • Expertise in the academic research environment