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Heineken Prizes Award

Heineken Prizes

Awards Type : InterNational Award

Organized Country : Netherlands

First Award : 1988

The Heineken Prizes for Arts and Sciences consist of eleven awards biannually bestowed by Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). The prizes are named in honor of Henry Pierre Heineken, son of founder Gerard Adriaan Heineken, Alfred Heineken, former Chairman of Heineken Holdings and Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken, current chair of the Heineken Prizes Foundations which fund all Heineken Prizes for Arts and Sciences. Thirteen winners of the Dr H.P. Heineken Prize for Biochemistry and Biophysics or the Dr A.H. Heineken Prize for Medicine have continued to win a Nobel Prize.In 1988 the Dr A.H. Prize for Art was established to be awarded to an outstanding artist working in the Netherlands. The prize is €100,000, half of which is to be spend on a publication and/or exhibit.Since 2010, Heineken Young Scientists Awards are awarded to young talent in similar research fields.

Award Categories:

Biochemistry and Biophysics,History,Medicine,Environmental Sciences,Cognitive Sciences,Arts,Young Scientists Awards.

Award Organized By: Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences