2021 Nominations open: BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards#

The closing date for submissions is June 30, 2021, at 23:00 GMT.
Further information and full entry conditions

The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards, undertaken in collaboration with the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), recognize and reward world-class research and artistic creation, prizing contributions of singular impact for their originality and significance.

CATEGORIES#

  • Basic Sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)
  • Biology and Biomedicine
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Ecology and Conservation Biology
  • Climate Change
  • Economics, Finance and Management
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Music and Opera

In Humanities and Social Sciences, the award will alternate annually between these two disciplinary domains, with this fourteenth edition dedicated to the Social Sciences.

AWARD CONTENT#

400,000 euros, a diploma and a commemorative artwork in each of their eight categories.

CANDIDATES#

One or more natural persons of any nationality, without limitation of number, that have made independent or convergent contributions to a given advance. The awards are also open to scientific or cultural organizations that can be credited with exceptional contributions to scientific knowledge, cultural creation or the fight against climate change.

Awards may not be granted posthumously.

NOMINATION#

Nominations will be submitted by scientific or artistic societies, public or private R&D centers, hospital departments and biomedical research centers, schools of music, orchestras, public agencies and scientific, cultural and environmental organizations, and any other organizations stated in the call conditions.

Information and enquiries: awards-info@fbbva.es



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