EURORDIS Black Pearl awards are presented to the stars of the rare disease community - patient advocates, organisations, policy makers, scientists, companies and media - for their major achievements and their outstanding commitment to the rare disease cause. The work and achievements of the awardees represent an important advance against the challenges that people living with a rare disease face every day.
The 10th edition of the EURORDIS Black Pearl Awards will take place in February 2021. The winners will be selected by the EURORDIS Board of Directors in October 2020 and presented with their awards at an online ceremony next February to mark the occasion of Rare Disease Day.
The awards categories and nomination criteria are: