The «Otto Naegeli Prize for Medical Research» is one of the most highly esteemed biomedical awards given in Switzerland. It enjoys significant international attention.

The «Otto Naegeli Prize» aims to stimulate and recognize outstanding medical and biomedical research, and is awarded every other year to researchers in Switzerland.

Currently the prize money amounts to CHF 200,000. 

The «Otto Naegeli Prize» is also given to encourage younger scientists in their medical research careers.