Anders Jahre's Awards for Medical Research honor research of outstanding quality in basic and clinical medicine. The prizes are awarded by the University of Oslo and are among the largest within Nordic biomedical research. The prize is awarded every year in October
- The Anders Jahre Medical Prize (the main prize) includes a grant of NOK 1,000,000
- The Anders Jahre Prize for Young Scientists includes a grant of NOK 400,000
This year's prize will be awarded on October 31. The ceremony is open to everyone.
In 1953, Anders Jahre, a Norwegian shipowner, entrepreneur and philanthropist, donated one million Norwegian kroner to the University of Oslo, later followed by several additional endowments. These were used to establish the Anders Jahre Foundation for the Promotion of Science.