The Prizes are presented according to the date upon which they occur in the year, without taking their periodicity into account. The Prizes which are reserved (at least partially) for the Wallonia-Brussels Federation are presented in French, those open to a broader public are presented in English.
Theme: Doctoral thesis that presents an original and multidisciplinary contribution with potential industrial valorization within a 5 years period. One Award in the domain of Life & Health Sciences, one Award in the domain of Science & Technology.
Award: 2 x 10,000 €
Antonella Karlson Prize
Theme: Doctoral thesis in a domain of exact sciences, including physics, chemistry, mathematics, IT and applied sciences
Nominees: Wallonia-Brussels Federation - thesis defended in the course of the 2 calendar years preceding the date of introduction of the Prize
Award: 5,000 €
SCIBB Prize for Industrial Chemistry
Next Deadline: 01.03.2016
Theme: doctoral thesis on an original study concerning new concepts and/or applications in the domain of chemical industries
Nominees: Wallonia-Brussels Federation and Royal Military Academy – maximum 2 years after the defence of the doctoral thesis
Award: 4,000 €
Nokia Bell Scientific Prize
Theme: PhD thesis in information and communication technologies in one of these topics : Virtual/augmented reality; Internet of Things; Pervasive/ubiquitous/neuromorphic computing; Augmented/artificial/cognitive intelligence; Big data and analytics; Edge and cloud computing; Software engineering for cyber-physical systems; Self-constructing and autonomous systems.
Award: 8,000 €
IBM Innovation Award
Theme : thèse de doctorat apportant une contribution originale aux Sciences de l'Informatique ou à ses applications dans l’un des domaines suivants : Cognitive Computing, Social Media, Analytics & Big Data, Mobile Computing, Cyber Security, Cloud Computing.
Nominees : (2 Prix): Belgique - Thèse de doctorat - un par communauté linguistique
Award : 5.000 €
McKinsey & Company Scientific Prize
Theme: social and economic pertinence or concrete applicability of a theseis in exact sciences, applied sciences , social, economic or management sciences, or biomedical sciences
Nominees: (2 Prizes): Belgium - Doctoral Thesis - one per linguistic community
Award: 5,000 €
SCK•CEN Chair "Roger Van Geen" 2017
Theme: nuclear energy and/or nuclear radiation : both technically oriented research and socio-economic research
Award: 12,500 €
Next Deadline: 01.08.2016
Theme: PhD thesis in one of the 3 selected fields (see regulations)
Nominees: researcher having obtained his/her PhD degree from a recognized University (world-wide) between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2015
Award: 10,000 €
Alexander von Humboldt Prize
Deadline: 01.03.2017 (application submitted by the education authority)
Periodicity: biennial (period 2017-2018 and 2018-2019)
Theme: internationally recognised research work, without restriction in Sciences
Nominees: Germany, Highly qualified researcher
Award: between 13,000 € and 39,000 € for a stay in the Wallonia-Brussels Federation of between 4 months and 1 year.
Documents : Regulations