Neuron Award for Contribution to Science

Each year, the Neuron Award for Contribution to Science is presented to notable and outstanding Czech scientists working in the Czech Republic or abroad who have achieved success in their respective fields and who are role models and inspiration for younger generations of scientists.

The award recognizes lifelong, systematic research work that has produced remarkable results and has also helped to shape and advance science education in the Czech Republic.

The award is presented in biology, computer science, physics, chemistry, mathematics, medicine and social sciences. Each year, one award is given in one of the seven fields. The award comes with a cash prize of CZK 2 million for personal use.