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.


Nominations must be submitted electronically at:


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