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Prize Ceremony for Excellence in Scientific Research and in Science Communication

02.12.2004 2004 EU Descartes Prizes reward scientific excellence - press release
02.12.2004 Winners of the 2004 Prize - memo
02.12.2004 Speech by the European Commissioner for Science and Research Janez Poto?nik
02.12.2004 Speeches by 2004 Research Prize Winners
Professor Anders Karlsson ( 23kB)
Professor Howard Trevor Jacobs ( 24kB)
02.12.2004 Speeches by 2004 Descartes Science Communication Prize Winners
Professor Peter Csermely ( 22kB)
22.11.2004 Media invitation ( 126 kB)

Further Background:

On the first Descartes Prize for Excellence in Science Communication

11.11.2004 EU Launches New Descartes Prize for Science Communication - CORDIS press release
November 2004 Finalists for the 2004 Descartes Science Communication Prize
November 2004 Descartes science communication prize brochure ( 1.2 MB)

On the Descartes Prize for Excellence in Scientific Research

December 2004 The QuComm Descartes Prize winner is an EU-funded project for IST research
December 2004 Descartes Prize winner calls on the EU to increase co-operation with the rest of the world -
CORDIS News article
December 2004 Descartes Prize was an inspiration, says finalist - CORDIS News article
November 2004 Brochure on the Descartes prize for excellence in research ( 6.3 MB)
July 2004 Finalists for the 2004 Descartes Prize for excellence in scientific research

On the Fifth Anniversary of the Descartes Prize for Research

July 2004 Slowly but surely Descartes Prize is helping to improve the profile of European research -
CORDIS News article
July 2004 Scientists offer their thoughts on the Descartes Prize - CORDIS News article
July 2004 The EU Descartes Prize: Celebrating 5 years of collaborative transnational research ( 500 kB)

Press releases in 2003

December 2003 Finalists of the EU Descartes Prize 2003 - FACTSHEETS (PDF) de el en es fr it nl
20.11.2003 EU EUR 1 million Descartes Prize rewards excellence in high-tech and fundamental science (PDF) en fr it
21.10.2003 Rewarding EU scientific excellence/Award ceremony (PDF) de el en es fr it nl
25.09.2003 EU Descartes Prize 2003: eight research teams shortlisted (PDF) de en fr        
25.09.2003 EU Descartes Prize Finalists 2003 - Factsheets (PDF) de el en es fr it nl
17.07.2003 900 scientists from Europe and beyond compete for the 4th EU Descartes Prize Rome, 20 November 2003 (PDF) en

Press releases in 2002    

05.12.2002 EU 2002 Descartes Prize awards EUR 1 million for 2 projects in the field of medicine and astrophysics (PDF) de en es fr it nl ro
24.09.2002 EU 2002 Descartes Prize: Finalist Projects Announced (PDF) de en fr it nl ro  
24.07.2002 The EU Descartes Prize: Rewarding European Research for society (PDF) de en es fr it nl pt

Press releases in 2001    

18.12.2001 Call for major scientific achievements to be awarded by the 2002 EU Descartes Prize up to EUR 1,000,000 (PDF)  en
27.11.2001 2001 EU Descartes Prize awards EUR 1 million for 2 projects on AIDS and chemical catalysis (PDF) en es fr it nl    
27.11.2001 The Descartes Prize Winners 2001 Grand Jury's opinions (PDF)  en
19.11.2001 Media Invitation to the 2001 Descartes Award Ceremony (PDF) de en es fr it nl pt

Press in 2000    

08.11.2000 Announcement of the winners of the 2000 Descartes Prize (PDF) de en es fr it nl