The Trieste Science Prize, sponsored by Trieste-based illycaffè, has been established to give international recognition and visibility to outstanding scientific achievements made by scientists from developing countries. Each year it is given in two different fields. For 2008, the fields are Earth, Space, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences and Engineering Sciences.
Each prize will carry a monetary award of US$ 50,000 and a trophy.
The deadline for receiving nominations is 31 January 2008.
Further details on eligibility criteria and submission procedure are available online at:
http://www.twas.org/honor/TSP_info.html where the nomination form can also be downloaded.