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03/08/2022

“Lombardia è Ricerca” award – the deadline for nominations is 31 August

Researchers can propose the most significant discoveries in the field of Computer Science

Redazione Open Innovation

Redazione Open Innovation

Regione Lombardia

The deadline for submitting nominations for the 2022 edition of the International Award “Lombardia è Ricerca”, which this year is dedicated to the subject of "Computer Science for safety, well-being and sustainable growth", has been extended until 31 August.

This has been decided by the Jury of 15 top scientists, chaired by Professor Arianna Menciassi (to view the profiles of the jurors and discover their fields of research, CLICK HERE) in order to give the research community an additional opportunity to participate.

Nominations for the Award can be put forward by all scientists who have an H-Index equal to or greater than 10 in the areas of research related to the topic of the Award, such as:

  • Information & Communication Technologies;
  • Engineering;
  • Physics;
  • Biomedical Research;
  • Clinical Medicine;
  • Psychology & Cognitive Sciences;
  • Public Health & Health Services;
  • Economics & Business.

Researchers qualified in these fields can therefore submit only one breakthrough (nomination) for the Award on one of the topics selected for the 2022 edition and the name of its author or authors, up to a maximum of three.

Self-nominations are not permitted.

To submit a nomination by 31 August go to the 2022 Award page: CLICK HERE.

The objectives of the Award

Each year, the Lombardia è Ricerca international award assigns 1 million euros for a discovery / research that has a significant impact on the lives of citizens in various areas (as established from time to time by the Regulations regarding each edition) of the Life Sciences sector.

The award ceremony is held every year on 8 November - the anniversary of the death of the oncologist and researcher Umberto Veronesi - during the Research Day, which was also established by the Lombardy Region to enhance the potential and impact of innovation and scientific research in the area.

Student participation

The Research Day also hosts the winners of the “Lombardia è Ricerca for students” Award, which is assigned to the most innovative projects and proposals created by teams consisting of at least two high school students and proposed by their respective schools: 45 thousand euros is there for the taking, divided between three awards.

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