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Grand Hamdan International Award
The Grand Hamdan International Award is unique in that it not only awards quality but also dedication to the alleviation of the sufferings of humanity through research and exemplary service.
 
The major deciding factor will be a research breakthrough in the subject selected for the award, having the potential to have a major impact on healthcare delivery. These could be through the invention of novel surgical equipment or technique, the discovery of a new mode of therapy or new drugs that lead to a decrease in mortality and /or morbidity related to a particular surgical procedure or disease.
 
Universities, research centers, science institutions and individual physicians and scientists can nominate for this award. One or more individuals who worked together to produce the nominated work can apply for the Award.
 
The prize amount is AED Two hundred fifty thousand (AED 250.000) (US$68.000).