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 2024 will be held during the 14th International Congress on Autoimmunity in Ljubljana on 17-20 May 2024. Selection is made by an International Scientific Committee comprised of well-established authorities within the autoimmunity disease fields.

Main Prize: up to $30,000 and an invitation to present a lecture at Autoimmunity 2024 Congress.

Two Additional prizes: up to $10,000 and an invitation to present a lecture at Autoimmunity 2024 Congress.

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Application start: 1 October 2023

Application deadline: 15 January 2024

Please note that the candidate should submit the abstract and be registered to the congress.

Criteria for Selection

  • 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 October 2023
  • Candidate should submit the abstract for AUTO24 Congress