Irène Joliot-Curie Prize 2021 Edition

Since 2001, the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation has been committed to promoting the place of women in research and technology in France with the Irène Joliot-Curie Prize, with the support of the Academy of Sciences and the Academy of Technologies.
Three prizes are awarded :
. . "Woman Scientist of the Year" (€40,000) ;
. "Young female scientist" (€15,000) ;
. "Woman, Research and Enterprise" (€15,000)

Apply before midnight on 9 September!

On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Prize, our Minister Frédérique Vidal wished to add a " Commitment Prize" (40 000 euros), which will reward a woman scientist committed to the fight against the COVID 19 pandemic.

The theme of this prize will be renewed each year, according to the national news.

Apply before midnight on 9 September at

Click on this link to access the videos of the 2020 winners.

The prize-giving ceremony will take place under the dome of the Institut de France (Academy of Sciences) on 24 November 2021.



Prix IJC 2021

Prix Irène Joliot Curie 2021
Joliot Curie Prize
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