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Laboratorio NEST of Scuola Normale Superiore is proud to present at NanoInnovation 2019 the NEST Prize for research in nanoscience, edition 2018. Sponsorized by Rivoira, a company of Nippon Gas Group, the purpose of the NEST Prize is to promote and recognize the activity of young scientists (less than 35 years old) working in Italy on nanoscience field, represented by a submitted scientific publication in the last two years on a peer review international journal.
The prize is awarded by an evaluating committee composed by Directors and/or Coordinators of Laboratorio NEST of Scuola Normale Superiore (SNS), Istituto Nanoscienze of Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) and Center for Nanotechnology Innovation of Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) at the NEST Centre in Pisa.
The NEST Prize consists of € 5,000 Euros cash prize for the winner, a trophy and reimbursement of the fees, travel and living expenses to attend the conference in Rome. The winner will also receive the opportunity to present his/her research activity at the conference.
This year the prize will be dedicated in loving memory of Francesco Guiducci, a young and brilliant PhD student of the Scuola Normale Superiore at NEST, passed away prematurely in 2018. During the award ceremony, the edition 2019 of the NEST Prize will be finally presented.