EURORDIS Black Pearl Awards

EURORDIS searching for nominations to different awards. We hope to be nominated in the category:

International Media Award – Martin Wallgren

Lifetime Achievement Award – Martin norrman


Nominations for the EURORDIS Black Pearl Awards 2019 are open until 20 August 2018. The EURORDIS Black Pearl Awards are held in celebration of Rare Disease Day. Rare Disease Day 2019 is on 28 February.

Who can be nominated?

Awards are presented to patient advocates, organisations, policy makers, scientists, companies and media for their major achievements and their outstanding commitment to the rare disease cause. Nominations are submitted by the general public and shortlisted by a nominations committee. The winners are then selected by the EURORDIS Board of Directors.

How to submit a nomination?

Anyone, from anywhere in the world, can nominate an individual or organisation for any of the award categories via