Award objectives

This award aims at recognizing local initiatives dedicated to improving the management of disorders associated with microbiota.

From water purification projects to health education programs, the project has to address a local unmet medical need in the country and aims at improving populations’ global health.

Award amounts

Every year, 3 projects from 3 geographical area (Asia, Latin America and Middle East Africa) will each be awarded €10,000.

Issued in 2 payments:

  • €8,000 upon the awarding of the grant, subject to receipt of the winning research organization or association’s bank details;
  • €2,000 12 months after the start of the project (subject to the submission of a report)

Eligibility

1. Eligibility criteria

The project must address a local unmet medical need.

The description of the project must indicate the tools used to respond to the problem. 

The applicant must be a health professional.

The application must be made on behalf of an association, a research organization, hospital or institution.

This project must be carried out in one of the following countries*:

  • Asia: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cambodia, China, Georgia, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Malaysia, Moldova, Mongolia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Singapore, South Korea, Tadjikistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam
  • Latin America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru.
  • Middle East Africa: Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Comores, Congo, Djibouti, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Irak, Ivory Coast, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Niger, Nigeria, Rep. Demo. Congo, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tunisia, Togo

* Note: In case of absence or insufficient quality of dossiers from a geographical area, the jury reserves the right to reallocate the award to another area.

2. Non Eligible projects

  • Initiatives with no link to intestinal microbiota
  • Clinical evaluations of drugs or medical devices
  • Pre-clinical studies
  • Personnal bank account
  • Awardees of Henri Boulard Award of the previous year
  • Projects already supported (even partially) or submitted by international on-Governmental Organizations

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Applications review

The jury will evaluate each application according to the following criteria:

  • The scientific relevance of the project (evidence of the link with microbiota),
  • Its significance in terms of health (the potential health improvements offered by the project),
  • Its relevance in terms of a locally unmet medical need,
  • The quality of the application submitted (clarity of the explanation, organization, etc.),
  • Suitability and feasibility (in terms of tools and budget),
  • Ability to replicate the project in other countries.

Assessment Committee

  • 1 scientific expert
  • 1 science journalist

The application form can be downloaded by clicking the icon below :

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Once you have completed the application form, the Biocodex Microbiota Foundation would be grateful if you could submit your application electronically using the following e-mail address: 

apply@biocodexmicrobiotafoundation.com

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Opening of the submission : April 30th

Closing of the submission : September 15th

The jury will select the recipients in November.

The applicants to the Henri Boulard Award must be health professionals.

The application shall not be made in a personal capacity but on behalf of an association, a research organization, hospital, or institution.

Projects already supported (even partially) or submitted by international on-Governmental Organizations are not eligible.

Please note that non-confidential information and illustrations concerning the winning projects will be published on the Biocodex Microbiota Foundation’s website.

Request for support to complete the file

Contact us here: Henri-Boulard-Award-request@biocodexmicrobiotafoundation.com