The Grand Pregel Award for research work, presented by the National Institute of Chemistry, is awarded to individuals - internationally established researchers who performed a part of the research to which the award relates, under the auspices or in collaboration with Slovenian academic or research institutions. The award is presented for outstanding achievements in the field of basic or applied research that is comparable to the global standard of quality, for a larger research work opus that was created in single or multiple decades. The Grand Pregl Award consists of the Friderik Pregl bust, and a financial award in the amount of EUR 9,000.
2021- Prof. Dr. Roman Jerala
2016 - Prof. Dr. Janko Jamnik
2011 - Prof. Dr. Milan Randić
2009 - Academic Prof. Dr. Janez Levec
2008 - Dr. Boris Orel
2007 - Academic Prof. Dr. Dušan Hadži