MAI Award

MAI Award

The Mosaic of Autoimmunity, MAI Award, is a bi-annual award established to encourage progress in autoimmunity research.

Three young scientists will be awarded with Research Grant funding to their institutions for scientific projects in order to further develop their contribution to the field of autoimmunity through outstanding, creative and independent research.

The award ceremony for the MAI Award 2022 will be held during Autoimmunity 2022 Congress. Selection is made by an International Scientific Committee comprised of well-established authorities within the autoimmunity disease fields.

Application for the MAI Award 2022 will open on 1 November and will close on 31 January 2022.

First Prize: Up to $30,000 and an invitation to hold a plenary lecture at Autoimmunity 2022 Congress.

Two Additional prizes: Up to $10,000 and an invitation to present a lecture at Autoimmunity 2022 Congress.

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  • The winners will be announced during March 2022.
  • Please note that the candidate must be registered to the congress by 31 January 2022.


The Scientific Committee will take into consideration the following:

  • Quality and impact of scientific publications (= H index)
  • Is the planned research in the forefront of international efforts?
  • The quality and level of independence of the previous and planned research.
  • Candidates must be up to the age of 40 as of 1 November 2021.