The world’s largest brain research prize is Danish and is awarded by the Lundbeck Foundation. Each year, the Lundbeck Foundation awards 10 million DKK (approx. 1,3 million €) to one or more brain researchers who have had a ground-breaking impact on brain research. The prize and associated activities are at the very forefront of the Lundbeck Foundation’s ambitions to make Denmark the world’s leading brain research nation. The Brain Prize is an international prize and can be awarded to researchers from all over the world.
The Brain Prize recognizes highly original and influential advances in research on the nervous system, covering all aspects from fundamental studies to research related to understanding and treatment of diseases of the brain and other parts of the nervous system.
The Prize may be awarded to one or more scientists, who have distinguished themselves through publication of outstanding results in the field of brain research.
Nominees can be of any nationality and working in any part of the world.
Learn more about the Brain Prize and the nomination process on the Lundbeck Foundation website: https://www.lundbeckfonden.com/en/thebrainprize/nominations/