Polish–French Scientific Award: Now accepting nominations

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The Foundation for Polish Science (FNP) and the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation (MESRI), in cooperation with the French Academy of Sciences, invite the submission of nominations for the first competition for the Maria Skłodowska and Pierre Curie Polish–French Scientific Award. The aim of the award is to recognize the importance of Polish–French scientific cooperation.

The award will be given to two cooperating scientists from Poland and France in recognition of their joint research accomplishments contributing to strengthening of scientific cooperation between the two countries.

The laureates will receive EUR 15,000 each, including an individual prize of EUR 5,000 and a grant of EUR 10,000 for continued scientific cooperation.

Submissions will be accepted in the form of nominations and self-nominations. A pair of candidates may be nominated by any active representative of the Polish or French scientific community. Researchers from any group or field of inquiry may be nominated.

Submissions will be accepted until 30 September 2019. The announcement of the results and the award ceremony will be held at the completion of the Polish–French Year of Science, at the end of 2019.

Each nomination must designate two scientists of any nationality—one working in Poland and one working in France—holding at least a doctorate, and responsible for a joint scientific achievement.

Nominations must be submitted in English, in electronic form, via the website: click here

The laureates will be selected by a Polish–French award committee appointed by the Foundation for Polish Science and the French Academy of Sciences.

For more information please address:

Justyna Motrenko at Foundation for Polish Science: +48 22 845 95 32, motrenko@fnp.org.pl

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