IMT – Académie des Sciences Awards: call for applications open until 9 May 2022

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The 2021 edition of the IMT–Académie des Sciences Awards is now open for applications. These awards, supported by Fondation Mines-Télécom, aim to reward outstanding scientific contributions at European level in three scientific and technological fields. The deadline for applications is May 9 2022.

A call for applications for two awards

These awards founded by Institut Mines-Télécom in partnership with Fondation Mines-Télécom, are designed to award :

  • a “Grand Prix”; awarded to a scientist who has made an exceptional contribution to the fields mentioned above through an outstanding body of work
  • a Young Scientist Prize;  awarded to a scientist who is under 40 years old on January 1 of the year the prize is awarded, who has contributed to these same fields with a major innovation.

Three fields

Each prize will be awarded to a scientist of any nationality working in France, or in Europe in close collaboration with French teams.
Winners will be recognized for making an outstanding contribution to the advancement of issues arising in industry or business, to support a sustainable economy, in one of the following scientific and technical fields :

  • Digital transformation in industry
  • Engineering for energy and the environment
  • Materials and manufacturing