What is Mapra ?

MAPRA which stands for Mounir Armanious Pharmaceutical Research Award, is an annual scientific competition established in 2006 by Dr. Mounir Armanious, the founder of EVA Group, to encourage & motivate scientific researchers all over Egypt to use their abilities in the different scientific research disciplines to empower the fight for health & well-being, at the same time the participating scientists will be recognized with rewarding prizes

Eligibility Criteria

Egyptian students enrolled in any University inside the Arab Republic of Egypt

Submitted research topics/theses should not be participating in any awards other than MAPRA

The research must have a direct impact on the Pharmaceutical industry in Egypt & should improve the quality of life

The research should be applicable in Egypt and tailored to satisfy the Egyptian health needs.


For Undergraduate Students

Each participant should choose and submit only 1 out of the 3 topics proposed by Evapharma

Students at the 6th Semester study group and above are allowed to participate

Freshly graduated students for up to maximum 2 years of graduation are allowed to participate


For Graduate Students

Submitted theses (M.Sc/PhD) should only cover one of the following research disciplines

Master students finalizing their theses for dissertation, or have already disserted for max up to 2 years are allowed to participate

PhD students finalizing their theses for dissertation, or have already disserted for max up to 3 years are allowed to participate

Conditions

By participating in the MAPRA award & submitting your research topic/thesis on EVA Pharma’s website, you are abiding to the following agreements:

EVA Pharma is committed and fully abiding to the confidentiality & privacy of the submitted research topics and theses

EVA Pharma is entitled to receive and review the submitted research topics/theses and solely has the right to implement the ideas of the winning research topic/thesis

Incomplete experimental work in the submitted research/theses may be coordinated for practical implementation at MARC (Mounir Armanious Research Center), one of biggest research centers in the MENA region located at the EU licensed EVA Pharma facility

Research Topics

For Undergraduates

first Topic

Telehealth, according to the WHO, involves the use of telecommunications and virtual technology to deliver health care outside of traditional health-care facilities

Craft a Project on how to use Telehealth for the welfare of the Egyptian Patients

The Project should include :

  • Full Literature review for the successful use of Telehealth in different countries

  • Types of software used

  • Costs of Implementation

  • How could Telehealth increase the Welfare of Egyptian Patients

second Topic

Looking towards a brighter future for Egypt by being an Obesity and malnutrition free society


  • How to control Obesity & Malnutrition in Egypt?

  • Review current and novel therapy molecules/Techniques and their Effectiveness & which of them fit the Egyptians?

  • Plan for a project that can handle this epidemic.

  • Explain needed resources, choices to be implemented and finally explain the economic and social needs and their impact on society.

third Topic

Needle free dosage forms


  • Current status


  • Future prospects


  • Applicability


  • Examples


For Postgraduates

Submitted theses (M.Sc/PhD) should be a novel research project work (See the project work/proposal template guide section) including preliminary data, if any, in only one of the following research disciplines:

prizes

For Undergraduate Students

  • 1st Prize: 10,000 EGP
  • 2nd Prize: 5,000 EGP
  • A great chance of hiring in the R&D Department at EVA Pharma
  • An opportunity of implementing the research project work at MARC Center

For Graduate Students

  • Each of the proposed research disciplines will be entitled to an award of 30,000 EGP
  • A great chance of hiring in the R&D Department at EVA Pharma
  • An opportunity of implementing the research project work at MARC Center

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