Heineken Prizes 2016 - Biennial awards for internationally acclaimed scientists and scholars
Nominations are now being accepted for the prestigious Heineken Prizes 2016. The deadline for nominations is 15 October 2015.
These international prizes, worth $ 200,000 each, reward outstanding achievement in the fields of:
- Biochemistry and Biophysics
- Cognitive Science
- Environmental Sciences
They are intended explicitly for scientists and scholars who are currently active in their field and whose research still holds considerable promise for future innovative discoveries. International juries will select the winners.
These prizes are offered by the Dr H.P. Heineken Foundation and the Alfred Heineken Fondsen Foundation. The selection of the prizes is entrusted by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Who can nominate?
Both institutes and individual researchers may nominate suitable candidates for these prizes. You will find a digital version of the nomination form and background information on the Heineken Prizes on our website .
For additional information on the Heineken Prizes and the digital nomination form, please visit our website