Heineken Prize for Biochemistry and Biophysics

The Dr. H.P. Heineken Prize for Biochemistry and Biophysics supports research excellence in biochemistry and biophysics.

The Alfred Heineken Fondsen Foundation awards the Dr. H.P. Heineken Prize for Biochemistry and Biophysics every two years. In doing so, the Foundation draws attention to the importance of these two disciplines, including the biochemical and biophysical aspects of microbiology and the physiology of seed germination. The prize does not cover technical aspects of the physiology of seed germination.

The Dr. H.P. Heineken Prize for Biochemistry and Biophysics consists of a crystal trophy and USD 200,000. The trophy, a replica in miniature of the microscope invented by the Dutch scholar Antonie van Leeuwenhoek (1632-1723), symbolises the progress of biochemistry and biophysics since the prize was established in 1963. The trophy was designed by W. Heesen and is produced by Koninklijke Nederlandsche Glasfabriek Leerdam.

Fields

Biochemistry, biophysics

Who is the prize intended for?

A top international researcher in biochemistry and/or biophysics whose scientific work still shows significant promise.

Nomination and awards ceremony

Nominations are not being accepted at this time.

The awards ceremony will take place on 1 October 2020.