• 21.04.2006: REMINDER: THE CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMITTING DESCARTES PROPOSALS IS THURSDAY 4 MAY 2006, 17:00 (BRUSSELS LOCAL TIME).
• 21.04.2006: Learn more about the evaluation process of the Descartes Prizes: the Guidance note for evaluators is now available at the Cordis call page .
• 17.12.2005: The new call for proposals for the 2006 edition of the Descartes prizes has been published. The closing date is 4 May 2006. Please note that this year, submission to the research prize can only be made ON-LINE (using the EPSS tool) and that submission to the science communication prize can only be made ON PAPER.
• The laureates and finalists of the Descartes Prizes will receive their prizes at the DESCARTES AWARD CEREMONY that will take place on 1-2 December 2005 at the Royal Society in London. Programme( 200 KB).
•11.07.2005 Descartes Research
Prize: 76 multinational research teams
competing for the prestigious European
scientific award (
and the annexes (
• A major novelty
for the 2005 edition of the Descartes
Prizes is that the all the finalists
will be rewarded. More details here: Grant
for 2005 finalists(
• For information
and updates on the EU’s Descartes
Prizes for Excellence in Scientific
Research and Excellence in
Science Communication, please
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