RAISING THE PRESTIGE
OF OUR NATION’S SCIENTISTS
We believe that scientific knowledge is the driving force of every successful society. The mission of the Neuron Endowment Fund is to increase the prestige of scientists within our country, develop a network of modern patronage and to popularize science.
scientists awarded since 2009
million Czech crowns paid in support of Czech science
scientific expeditions worth 2.8 million Czech crowns
years championing science and research
We are proud of those,
who have the courage to change the future.
He found that so-called antiferromagnets allow data writing up to a thousand times faster than conventional storage media
Unexpected discoveries, happy accidents,
hard work and fulfilled dreams.
LAUREATES OF THE 2019 NEURON PRIZES
The man who understands the language of plants
Get to know Jiří Friml, plant biologist and most recent laureate of the 2019 Neuron Prize for Lifelong Contribution to Science in the field of biology. He received the prize for lifelong research into the plant hormone auxin, which makes the organisms of plants more resilient than those of humans.
We thank all our patrons for their
generous support of Czech science
"Every year from the company revenue we try to provide a part to the charity."
Co-founder of the company Avast
"Without money, science cannot be done. If we want to succeed in world of competition,science is the base. I see my support as support of our future."
Chairman of the Board of Directors of RSJ
"Thanks to science, we can cross the boundaries of the known and embark on a journey into the unknown."
Co-owner of RSJ company
"I believe that money should be used above all to raise us as a society. It is important to show the way."
Co-owner of Jablotron company.
"I wanted to be a scientist since I was five, and I was already convinced that science was the most meaningful thing. I am lucky to support it today."
Mathematician, businessman, patron and social reformer
"There were scientists and personalities in my family who contributed to world science. My contribution to science was solved by a lucky coincidence."
Owner of Wikov Industry holding
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