Björn Ekwall Memorial Award

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name Björn Ekwall Memorial Award
Owner/Developer Björn Ekwall Memorial Foundation
Abbreviated owner BEMF
Country Sweden
Languages English
Contact Ada Kolman
Contact email
Description The Björn Ekwall Memorial Award (SEK 20,000) is given yearly at the scientific workshop of the SSCT or other relevant toxicological meeting, where the award winner is obliged to deliver “The Björn Ekwall Memorial Lecture”. The main goals of the BEMF is to honour the memory of Björn Ekwall by giving a reward to the scientists who have substantially contributed to the field of cell toxicology, e.g. by developing new in vitro tests, or via mechanistic or validation studies. To be able to grant the award, the BEMF is dependent on contributions from companies, organisations and private donors.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Research Program/Project/Grant
Sub categories Funding Program / Award
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Researchers, Scientists
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Replacement, Reduction
Purpose Funding
Technology/Tools Alternative test methods (in vitro)