Open call for entries



The Fundació Catalana per a la Recerca i la Innovació, with the support of the Catalan Government, organises the Catalonian National Research Awards. These prestigious awards recognise and reflect different aspects of research efforts, communications and outreach as well as scientific sponsorhip and PPP in R&I initiatives.

According to the Awards rules, the following are welcome to enter the Catalonian National Research Awards: universities, research centres, university research institutes, businesses and foundations, and, in general, all agents of the Catalonian system of research and innovation.


The Awards are as follows:

Icona del Premi Nacional de Recerca
Catalonian National Research Award


a prize worth 40.000 euros
and a trophy by the ceramicist and sculptor Jordi Serra
Premi Nacional de Recerca al Talent Jove
Catalonian National Research Award for Young Talent

a prize worth 10.000 euros
and a trophy by the ceramicist and sculptor Jordi Serra
Icona del Premi Nacional de Mecenatge Científic
Catalonian National Research Award for Scientific Sponsorship

Prize: a trophy by the ceramicist and sculptor Jordi Serra.
Icona del Premi Nacional de Mecenatge Científic
Catalonian National Research Award for the Public-Private Partnership in Research and Innovation

Prize: a trophy by the ceramicist and sculptor Jordi Serra.
Icona del Premi Nacional de Comunicació Científica
Catalonian National Research Award for Scientific Communication


Prize: a trophy by the ceramicist and sculptor Jordi Serra.
Icona del Premi Nacional d’Innovació a la Creació d’una Empresa de Base Científica
Catalonian National Research Award for Creating a Science-based Enterprise


Prize: a trophy by the ceramicist and sculptor Jordi Serra.

Award ceremony