Roy Goodacre was awarded the Nils Foss Excellence Prize in 2021.
Mario Martinez-Martinez was awarded the Nils Foss Talent Prize in 2021.
The Nils Foss Prize has been around since 2016, and aims to highlight innovation and entrepreneurship within the food and agricultural research area. Thus, it is awarded to scientists who have demonstrated excellent innovative research, and to upcoming talents who have already shown promising and innovative results within the fields of safe, sustainable agricultural resources.
Read more about the nominees as well as the winners from previous years right here.
The award winner is an active and internationally recognized scientist who has demonstrated excellent innovative research within the application of analytical technology in the food, feed and agricultural area. Focus will be on research leading to significant breakthrough in the application of analytical technologies that promote improvements in sustainability, quality and/or safety in the food production chain.
The Nils Foss Prize committee receives nominations of both university and industrial candidates.
The award winner is a talented and promising upcoming scientist who has made a significant research or innovation contribution to the application of analytical technology to improve the sustainable use of agricultural resources and/or ensuring food quality and safety.
The Prize Committee selects the final nominees and the winner for both prizes. The selection process leads to a unanimous decision which is confirmed by FOSS.
Nomination process 2022
Nomination to the Nils Foss Prize is by invitation only by the Prize Committee and the Nomination Network, consisting of people from universities and food industry. The Nomination Network is appointed by the Nils Foss Prize Committee.
Deadline for proposals: June 27th, 2022.
The Nils Foss Prize award ceremony is hosted at the University of Copenhagen on November 16th, 2022.