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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. 

Laureates of the KTH Great Prize