The Jean Jerphagnon Prize is intended to honor the memory and extend the work of Jean Jerphagnon, who had a remarkable career in the field of optics and photonics. Its objective is to promote technological innovation and the dissemination of optics and photonics in all fields of application. The call for applications is open until May 2, 2022, the application must be submitted on the website of the French Optical Society. The award ceremony will take place on July 7, 2022 at the Optics Congress in Nice.

The Prize is awarded either to a researcher or to an engineer who proposes an innovative project of great scientific value or with strong industrial potential marking a stage in his or her career involving at least one element of optics or photonics.