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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 1 500 000 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.