New agreement

December 7th the Letten Foundation and the Young Academy of Norway signed a new cooperation agreement regarding the Letten Prize. The new agreement is on a permanent and secures the next Letten Prize for 2023 and beyond.

From the left: Bjørn Kristian Danbolt (General Secretary of the Young Academy of Norway), Nils Hallvard Korsvoll (Chair of the Young Academy of Norway), Ernst Alsaker (Chair of the Letten Foundation) and Borghild Roald (Vice-chair of the Letten Foundation).

The Letten Foundation manages the heritage after Prof. Letten Saugstad (1925-2014), who the Letten Prize is named after.

The prize a binnual award and its purpose remains “to recognize younger researchers’ contributions in the fields of health, development, environment and equality in all aspects of human life’. Furthermore, ‘the prize aims to raise public awareness of how research can be used to solve global human development challenges”

The next Letten Prize will be awarded at September 7th 2023 in Oslo.

Call for applications is now open until February 2023.

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