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29 June 2020

Recognizing champions and innovations for tomorrow’s agriculture: Call for nominations for three international...

Call for application for three international science awards

The Agropolis Fondation - Louis Malassis International Scientific Prize for Agriculture and Food was created in 2009 by Agropolis Fondation as a tribute to Professor Louis Malassis, founder of Agropolis. Every two years, three awards are presented in his name: Renowned Scientist; Young Scientific Talent; Outstanding Career for Agricultural Development.

Malassis and Olam Prize 2019 awardees
AF-Louis Malassis Prize: Terms and Conditions

In 2021, as has been the case for three editions, the AF - Louis Malassis Prize will be coupled with the "Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security". Olam International, a world leader in the food industry and food processing, rewards an innovative scientific research project for its potential impact on the availability, accessibility, affordability and adequacy of food, in line with UN SDG#2: Ending Hunger.

Olam Prize: Terms and Conditions

For the first time, 2021 will also be the occasion for Agropolis Fondation to join forces with the Swiss Foundation Biovision and to launch a 3rd International Scientific Prize: the Shift Prize for Transformative Agroecological Research for Development. This prize aims to recognize collaborative research for development projects and initiatives that have made an exemplary contribution to agro-ecological transformation of food systems through their transdisciplinary research for development actions.

Biovision Shift prize: Terms and conditions

The call for applications is open until 11th January 2021 midnight (Paris time). The prizes will be awarded in April 2021 (award ceremony at an international meeting to be specified).

The applications are to be submitted online at this adress: https://agropolisfondation.optimytool.com/en. However, for further information, and to facilitate the preparation of applications offline, candidates are invited to download documents below.

  • Agropolis Foundation Prize - Louis Malassis
    AF-Louis Malassis Prize: Application Form
    AF-Louis Malassis Prize: Application Form (Annex)
  • Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Safety
    Olam Prize: Application Form
    Olam Prize - Application form (Annex)
  • Shift Prize for Transformative Agroecological Research for Development
    Biovision Shift Prize: Application Form
    Biovision Shift Prize: Application Form (Annex)

Apply online

  • Louis Malassis International Scientific Prize for Agriculture and Food
  • Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security
  • Shift Prize for Transformative Agroecological Research for Development
    https://agropolisfondation.optimytool.com/en

For more information

A virtual meeting will be organised to answer all candidates’ questions 15th september 2020 (two sessions to cover different time zones)

  • 10 am - 11 am (Paris time)
  • 5 pm - 6 pm ((Paris time)
    Details will be published in due time.