Académie des sciences

Grand Prix scientifique franco-taïwanais 2019

15 avril 2019
28 juin 2019

L’Académie des sciences et le Ministère de la science et la technologie de Taïwan attribuent chaque année un grand prix scientifique franco-taïwanais à une équipe de chercheurs français et taïwanais ayant contribué aux recherches scientifiques intéressant les deux parties. Candidature en anglais.

The Académie des sciences - Institut de France and the Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan award a Franco-Taiwanese Scientific Grand Prize every year to a team of French and Taiwanese researchers for their contribution to scientific research of interest to both regions. The laureates are expected to foster scientific exchange between the two regions, for example, by organizing conferences and symposia.

The amount of the Prize is 38,200 €.

The 2019 call will be opened to all research fields

Terms and conditions:

  1. Applications are open to all French and Taiwanese researchers but priority will be given to researchers involved in international collaborations between  the two regions.
  2. Deadline: Applications must be sent by June 28 th , 2019 in two copies in PDF format, one submitted by the French applicant to the Académie des sciences, and the other submitted by the Taiwanese applicant to the Ministry of Science and Technology.
  3. The application should include:
    a) Application form 
    b) Two to four recommendation letters: Please arrange for two to four referees to send their letters of recommendation to both the Académie des sciences and the Ministry of Science and Technology by June 28 th , 2019. Of the two obligatory referees, one must be an academician of the Académie des sciences, whilst the other must be an academician of the Academia Sinica. The optional referees must be either an academician of the Académie des sciences or an academician of the Academia Sinica, or a former laureate of the Prize. 
    c) Photos Please send one passport photo of each applicant to both the Académie des sciences, and the Ministry of Science and Technology via email.
  4. French applicants should send the application to:

Mr César Manrique Milla Division of Sessions, Prizes and Conferences Académie des sciences
Institut de France 23 quai de Conti, 75006 Paris
Tel: +33(0)1 44 41 44 61 or 43 94 Fax: +33(0)1 44 41 44 21
E-mail : cesar.manrique@academie-sciences.fr & sandrine.megret@academie-sciences.fr

Taiwanese applicants should send the application to:

Ms Pei-Yu LEE Department of International Cooperation and Science Education,
Ministry of Science and Technology 22 F, No. 106, Section 2, Heping East Road, 10622 Taipei
Tel: +886(0)2 2737 7810 Fax: +886(0)2 2737 7607
E-mail: pylee@most.gov.tw

Awarding of the Prize :

The Prize will be awarded during the « séance solennelle » of the Académie des sciences in Paris on November 26 th 2019. The following day (November 27 th 2019), the laureates will be invited to the ceremony and the cocktail co-organized by the Académie des sciences and the Ministry of Science and Technology, also in Paris. 

Internal Rules of Committee of the France-Taiwan Prize

1. Committee Members

  • for the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)
    • the Minister of MOST or his delegate
    • Deputy Minister of MOST (in charge of academic affairs)
    • at least one member of Academia Sinica
  • for the Académie des sciences
    • the President of Académie des sciences or his/her delegate 
    • one Permanent Secretaries of Académie des sciences or his/her delegate
    • at least one member of Académie des sciences

2. Venue and date of Committee meeting

The Committee of 2019 Prize will meet on September 19 th 2019 in Paris. The jury is organized by at least three members of the Taiwanese representatives and at least three members belonging to the Académie des sciences.

3. Deliberation

The President of the Committee in Taipei is the Head of the Taiwanese representatives, and in Paris is the Head of the French representatives. The quorum is composed of an equal number of members from each side. The result is set by the majority of members.

4. Deliberation results Results will be announced on September 30th 2019.