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Aims and Objectives of the Descartes Prizes

The Descartes Prizes are among the activities supported under the European Commission's Seventh Framework Programme, within the Research Directorate Science and Society.

Science Communication Prize

  • The EU Descartes Prize winners 2003

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    Prof. Richard Friend

    University of Cambridge (UK) PLED -

    Paving the way for roll-up screens and switch-on wallpaper

    Prof. Richard Friend of the University of Cambridge (UK) in association with researchers from Cambridge Display Technology (UK), Materia Nova in Mons (Belgium), Linköping University (Sweden), Philips Electronics Nederland in Eindhoven (the Netherlands) and Covion Organic Semiconductors in Frankfurt am Main (Germany).

    Website: http://www-oe.phy.cam.ac.uk


     

    Prof. Veronique Dehant

    Royal Observatory of Belgium

    Pinpoint positioning in a wobbly world

    Prof. Veronique Dehant of the Royal Observatory of Belgium in association with researchers from her institution and from the Bureau International des Poids et Mesures in Sevres, Institut de Mécanique Céleste et de Calcul des Ephémérides in Paris and the Observatory of Paris (France), the Space Research Centre of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw (Poland), Complutense University of Madrid, the Universities of Alicante and Valladolid (Spain), Technical Universities of Dresden and Munich and GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam (Germany), the Technical University of Vienna (Austria), Astronomical Institute of the Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic in Prague (Czech Republic), the Main Astronomical Observatory of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in Kiev (Ukraine) and the Sternberg State Astronomical Institute of Moscow State University (Russia).

    Website: http://www.astro.oma.be


Descartes Prizes:    2005  2004  2003  2002  2001  2000