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Funding or Award Criteria
The Japan Prize is awarded to people from all parts of the world whose original and outstanding achievements in science and technology are recognized as having advanced the frontiers of knowledge and served the cause of peace and prosperity for mankind.
Fields of study for the prize encompass all categories of science and technology, with two fields designated for the prize each year in consideration of developments in science and technology.
Fields for 2016: Materials and Production (Area: Physics, Chemistry and Engineering); Biological Production and Biological Environment (Area: Life Science, Agriculture and Medicine)
Number of Nominees Allowed
VPR Required Documents
Nomination Form (Word), CV, and list of publications.
Nominee(s) Selected to Advance
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