About the Grundfos Prize
The Grundfos Prize was established by the Poul Due Jensen Foundation in 2001 with the purpose of promoting, acknowledging and supporting national and international research and solutions, which are useful to the community.
- The 2019 Grundfos Prize is awarded on Thursday, October 3rd at the Poul Due Jensen Academy in Bjerringbro.
In 2018, the theme of the Grundfos Prize was “The Stars of Tomorrow”. The winner, Jacob Sherson, was revealed at the Prize Ceremony on 4 October (read article).
The Prize consists of the sculpture “Be-Think-Innovate” by artist Flemming Brylle and a cash payment of DKK 1 million, of which DKK 250,000 goes directly to the recipient of the prize, whilst the remaining DKK 750,000 is allocated to further research in the field.
Nomination of candidates
Nominations are open every year from 1 February to 1 May. Anyone can recommend candidates for the Grundfos Prize. The recommendation must consist of a motivation (a maximum of 3 to 4 pages) as well as a brief CV which must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grundfos Prize Jury:
– Niels Due Jensen, former Chairman of the Poul Due Jensen Foundation
– Jens Maaløe, Chairman, Poul Due Jensen Foundation
– Per Halkjær, Professor, Aalborg University
– Nina Smith, Professor, Aarhus University
– Preben Terndrup Pedersen, Professor Emeritus at the Technical University of Denmark
The winner will be notified directly in July. In the event that the Committee fails to identify a qualified candidate, the prize will not be awarded.