2017 Marcel Benoist Prize
According to the will of the founder, the prize is awarded for outstanding work ‘of importance for human life’. Since 1920, the Marcel Benoist Foundation has given this award each year to the best scientists living in Switzerland. In 2017, Marcel Benoist Foundation continues with this tradition.
Positioning of the prize
A prize for successful researchers with exceptional potential.
The ‘typical’ winner of the Marcel Benoist Prize is an internationally renowned Swiss scientist or a scientist of foreign origin living in Switzerland whose work stands out for its excellence, originality, innovation and impact. The prize is awarded to researchers who already have a well-established reputation and whose work shows further potential.
10 March 2017: deadline for submission of nominations
1 November 2017: awards ceremony
Submission of nominations and selection process
The member of the Board of Trustees who represents the interests of your cantonal university or federal institute of technology can provide you with more information
Secretariat of the Marcel Benoist Foundation