First Simmet Prize for Dr Cesare Galli
The Italian scientist Dr Cesare Galli has become the first scientist to be
honoured with the €50,000 Simmet Prize for Assisted Reproduction.
He was awarded the prize at the International Congress on Animal Reproduction (ICAR)
in Budapest, Hungary.
His numerous significant scientific publications in
the field of Assisted Reproduction, as well as his work during his presidency of
the AETE (Association Europeenne de Transfer Embryonnaire), exemplify his
efforts for technological progress and knowledge transfer from research to
This award is a memorial honouring the
lifetime and legacy of Dr Ludwig Simmet, founder of the German AI and
bio-engineering company Minitube, who carried out visionary and innovative work
in that field of study.
The prize will be awarded every four years on the
occasion of future ICAR meetings, to recognise an active research scientist for
outstanding basic and applied research in the field of assisted reproduction of
animals, published during the previous five years.
â€¢ ICAR 2008
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