The KTH Great Prize
The prize is taken from the proceeds of a donation made in 1944 and which now stands at 1 200 000 SEK (2024). According to the donor, who wished to be and has remained anonymous, the prize shall be awarded to:
"A person who, through epoch-making discoveries and the creation of new values and by ingenious applications of findings gained on the practical aspects of life, promotes Sweden's continued material progress, or a person who by means of scientific research has discovered particularly valuable principles or methods which are useful for applications, which promote the above purpose, or a person who through artistic activities "exerts a powerful influence particularly on the spiritual life of her own people."
The recipient must also be a Swedish citizen.
Proposals can be submitted on an ongoing basis
Proposals may be submitted by all Swedish citizens, companies or institutions. Fill in the form to nominate.