Nominate candidate(s) for the Sjöberg Prize 2022

1 March 2021

The Sjöberg Prize for cancer research is awarded to a scientist or a group of scientists who have made a discovery that is expected to advance our knowledge about disease mechanisms, prevention or treatment of cancer. Nominate no later than 2021-04-21.

This Sjöberg Prize is based on a donation from the late businessman Bengt Sjöberg and awarded jointly by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and the Sjöberg Foundation. More information about the Sjöberg Prize and earlier laureates is available on the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences webbpage.

The regulations regarding the prize stipulate that the nominated scientist is presently conducting high-quality cancer research and is below 60 years of age.
Nominations will be treated confidentially and managed by a prize committee elected by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Nominations should contain a succinct description of the discovery on which the nomination is based, along with a short description of the nominee's current research activities.

Recognition of female excellence in science is encouraged. The name of the nominee should be kept confidential and nominees should not be informed privately about the proposal before or after the nomination period.

Further questions can be directed to the Sjöberg Prize secretary, professor Rune Toftgård at phone: +46 8 673 95 60, or e-mail:

Nominate to no later than 2021-04-21 on behalf of the faculty leadership.