Topi Salmi -prize
Topi Salmi Prize was founded by the Finnish Veterinary Association and the Finnish Veterinary Foundation in 2007.
The Prize is awarded to Finnish veterinary researchers, whose work has international societal significance. Participation in the training of young researchers is considered a benefit.
The Prize can be awarded for even a single research finding, if it has outstanding merit.
The prizewinner is invited to make a lecture at the opening of the Annual General Meeting of the Finnish Veterinary Association. The prize is 10,000 euros.
Topi Salmi Prize for 2016 was granted to Professor Marja-Liisa Hänninen.
Topi Salmi Prize for 2013 was granted to Professor Liisa Sihvonen.
Topi Salmi Prize for 2010 was granted to Professor Satu Pyörälä.
Topi Salmi Prize for 2007 was granted to Professor Hannu Korkeala.
The Prize Committee is chaired by the Chairman of the Board of the Finnish Veterinary Association. Veterinary members are invited from the Veterinary Faculty, the Finnish Veterinary Foundation, the Department of Food and Health of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, and the Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira.
The next Topi Salmi Prize will be awarded 30th november 2016.