I hereby forward the call for nominations for the 2018 Novozymes Prize.

The purpose of the Novozymes Prize is to raise awareness of basic and applied biotechnology research.

The awardees must have a current position at a public or non-profit research institution in a European country, but awardees can have any nationality. 

The Prize will be awarded by a committee established by the Novo Nordisk Foundation, and the prize winner will be selected by the committee based on the nominations received.

The Prize is of DKK 3 million, and it is awarded for a predominantly European contribution.


Please feel free to distribute the call to relevant departments and institutions.

The deadline for nominating candidates is June 1, 2017.


 Call for nominations Novozymes Prize (778 Kb)



Best regards,

Pernille Julø Risegaard
Executive Assistant, PA to the CEO 

Novo Nordisk Fonden 
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DK 2900 Hellerup 
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