The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST) is collaborating with the Banco Sabadell Foundation, a member of the BIST board of trustees, to deliver the 2019 Banco Sabadell Foundation Science and Engineering Award for the third year in a row.
The award aims to encourage and reward excellent work in the field of sciences and engineering by Spanish researchers and will present the winner with a financial reward of 50,000€.
The jury, led by Andreu Mas-Colell, BIST President, will announce their decision during the month of May. This will be followed by an official awards ceremony in Barcelona.
2018 winner: Prof. Ruben Martín of the BIST centre ICIQ
2017 winner: Prof. Romain Quidant of the BIST centre ICFO
Prize details: In order to be eligible, researchers must have an outstanding career in the field of sciences and engineering, must be under the age of 42, and must have spent at least three years doing research within the field in Spain (whether as Spanish or foreign nationals). Nominations must be made by people connected with universities or research centres and must be submitted online by April 16th. More information and submission instructions can be found here.