Deadline – June 30, 2019
The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards recognize fundamental contributions in a broad array of areas of scientific knowledge, technology, humanities and artistic creation, as listed in these call conditions.
The BBVA foundation frontiers of knowledge Awards, whose twelfth edition is now open, recognize and reward world-class research and artistic creation, prizing contributions of singular impact of their originality and significance. The name of the scheme is intended to denote not only the research work that substantially enlarges the scope of their current knowledge- pushing forward the frontiers of the known world- but also the meeting and overlap of different disciplinary areas and the emergence of new fields.
The disciplines and domains of the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards are:
The Climate Change award recognizes both research endeavours in confronting this challenge and impactful actions informed by the best science. In Humanities and Social Sciences, the award will alternate annually between these two disciplinary domains, with this twelfth edition dedicated to the Social Sciences. Finally, the Music and Opera category encompasses composition, instrumental and vocal performance, musical and stage direction, and video art creation associated with musical or operatic works.
The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards will be decided before April 30, 2020. The awards will be presented at a formal ceremony to be held in Madrid on June 18, 2020, preceded by a gala concert held in Madrid’s Teatro Real on the evening of June 17.
Laureates must agree to attend the presentation ceremony. In the case of awards going to teams, these will be represented by no more than three of their members.
If an award goes to a legal person, it must furnish the following documents after being notified of the award decision:
Eligible Regions: Open for All
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