IMT – Académie des Sciences Awards 2019: call for applications

Submitted by Insmi on Wed, 01/23/2019 - 14:55

In 2019, the French Académie des Sciences will award two awards in one of the following scientific and technological fields: 

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

The prizes are awarded to a scientist working in France, or elsewhere in Europe in close collaboration with a French team. There is however no citizenship requirement.

The IMT – Académie des Sciences Grand Prix of 30,000 euros.
This annual prize, established by IMT (Institut Mines-Télécom) in partnership with Fondation Mines-Télécom, is intended to reward a scientist who has contributed an outstanding body of work, recognized as scientific breakthroughs which have enabled the advancement of problematics stemming from industry or the private sector, serving sustainable economy, in one of the following scientific and technological fields: Digital transformation in industry, Engineering for the energy and the environment, Materials and manufacturing.

The IMT – Académie des Sciences Young Scientist Prize of 15,000 euros.
This annual Prize, established by IMT (Institut Mines-Télécom) in partnership with Fondation Mines Télécom, is intended to reward a scientist under 40 years old, as of January the 1st of the year of the prize (this limit may be extended by one additional year per child). The grantee should have, through a major innovation, contributed to the advancement of problematics stemming from the industry or the private sector, serving sustainable economy goals, in one of the following scientific and technological areas: Digital transformation in industry, Engineering for the energy and the environment, Materials and manufacturing.

Deadline for submitting application files to the Académie des sciences: April 23, 2019

Webpage of the calls for applications