The Yngve Ericsson Prize 2022 – Call for Nominations

The Patent Revenue Fund and ORCA herby solicit nominations for the 2022 Yngve Ericsson Prize.

The award for the year 2022 will be SEK 300,000 (approx. EUR 28,000) for one person and, if shared by two recipients, SEK 200,000 per person. The Prize winner(s) will be selected by a Prize Committee of distinguished scientists, three members of which are appointed by the Patent Revenue Fund and two members appointed by ORCA. The Prize is to be presented to the awardee(s) at the ORCA Congress in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy, in July 2022.

The Prize is awarded to persons who have performed outstanding laboratory or clinical research that has contributed specifically to the prevention of dental and oral disease. Candidates are judged on the originality, quality and range of their scientific contributions as well as the range and clinical importance of the results. Individuals who are still active in research are preferred candidates.

No preference will be given to candidates from any country. A nomination should contain the name of the candidate and must be accompanied by a statement giving reasons why the candidate would be a worthy awardee, including a list of the candidate’s relevant scientific publications and a short CV.

Download Call for Nominations 2022 (pdf)

Nominations of candidates must be received no later than February 1st, 2022 by the Secretary of the Patent Revenue Fund, Prof. Peter Lingström, Institute of Odontology, Box 450, SE-405 30 Göteborg, Sweden. E-mail: