Four Prize Categories
Awarded biennially, the Tang Prize bestows upon each category a cash prize of NT$40 million (approx. US$1.33 million). In addition, research projects proposed by the laureates receive a grant of up to NT$10 million (approx. US$0.33 million). Should multiple candidates (up to three) be named in the same category, the cash reward and grant are shared.
The Prize in Biopharmaceutical Science
The Tang Prize in Biopharmaceutical Science recognizes original biopharmaceutical or biomedical research that has led to significant advances towards preventing, diagnosing and/or treating major human diseases to improve human health.