医療従事者の為の最新医療ニュースや様々な情報・ツールを提供する医療総合サイト

The Japan Prize Foundation: 2022 Japan Prize Laureates Announced

2022年01月25日 AM08:30
このエントリーをはてなブックマークに追加


 

TOKYO

The Japan Prize Foundation announced the winners of the 2022 Japan prize today. Prof. Katalin Karikó (Hungary/USA) and Prof. Drew Weissman (USA) are co-winners of the Japan Prize in the fields of Materials and Production, and Prof. Christopher Field (USA) has been awarded the Japan Prize in the fields of Biological Production, Ecology/Environment.

With this year’s prize, Karikó and Weissman are being recognized for their pioneering research contributing to the development of mRNA vaccines, and Field is being recognized for his outstanding contributions to the estimation of global biospheric productivity and climate change science using advanced formulas based on observation.

This year, the Foundation asked approximately 15,500 prominent scientists and engineers from around the world to nominate researchers working in this year’s fields, and we received 208 nominations in the field of Materials and Production, and 138 nominations for the field of Biological Production, Ecology/Environment. This year’s winners were selected from that total of 346 candidates.

About the Japan Prize

The establishment of the Japan Prize was motivated by the Japanese government’s desire to create an internationally recognized award that would contribute to scientific and technological development around the world. With the support of numerous donations, the Japan Prize Foundation received endorsement from the Cabinet Office in 1983.

The Japan Prize is awarded to scientists and engineers from around the world who have made creative and dramatic achievements that help progress their fields and contribute significantly to realizing peace and prosperity for all humanity. Researchers in all fields of science and technology are eligible for the award, with two fields selected each year in consideration of current trends in scientific and technological development. In principle, one individual in each field is recognized with the award, and receives a certificate, a medal, and a monetary prize. Each Award Ceremony is attended by the current Emperor and Empress, heads of the three branches of government and other related officials, and representatives from various other elements of society.

View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220124005001/en/

CONTACT

The Japan Prize Foundation

Kiyoshi Ogura

Tel. +81-3-5545-0551

E-Mail ogura@japanprize.jp

www.japanprize.jp

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

同じカテゴリーの記事 

  • 2023 Japan Prize Laureates Announced
  • PHCと帝人ファーマ、「オスタバロ®皮下注カートリッジ 1.5mg」専用の電動式注入器「オスタバロ®インジェクター」を共同開発し発売開始
  • Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Announces Agreement to Extend and Deepen Collaboration With KT&G
  • 武田获得和黄医药的高选择性口服VEGFR1/2/3酪氨酸激酶抑制剂呋喹替尼的全球(中国以外)独家授权
  • 玫琳凯公司在美国营养学会年会上展示有关植物叶提取物功效的新发现