Dont miss your chance to nominate your star of the rare disease community  or enter yourself  for one of the EURORDIS Black Pearl Awards 2022!

The 12 award categories recognise the outstanding efforts of individuals, organisations, companies, researchers, scientists, media, and policy makers in bringing about change to improve the lives of the 30 million people in Europe and 300 million worldwide living with a rare disease.


Nominations can be submitted from anywhere in the world!


The awardees will be selected by the EURORDIS Board of Directors in October 2021 and presented with their awards at the official Awards ceremony next February to mark the occasion of Rare Disease Day.


You can make your nomination in just a few minutes via the form below.


Visit the official website to learn more about the Awards categories and see our previous awardees for inspiration.


Any questions regarding the nomination process? Do not hesitate to contact Martina Bergna, EURORDIS Events Manager, at