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Olav Thon. Foto: Katrine Lunke/APELAND

Olav Thon Foundation

Award-winner 2018

THE INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH AWARD

The Finish Professor Riitta Hari was the Winner of the international research award 2018 of NOK 5 million for her research on the brain.

Read article "RIITTA HARI AND HER RESEARCH"

Article as seen in Nature 2017

Olav Thon Foundation

An old viking rewards excellent science.

Read article "AN OLD VIKING REWARDS EXCELLENT SCIENCE"

2015-2018

Read more about previus awards

In 2013 Olav Thon transferred the majority of his assets that was shares in Olav Thon Gruppen AS, worth NOK 25 billion, to the Olav Thon Foundation.

Read article "Awards for research prizes and grants 2018"

The Olav Thon Foundation award winners of 2018 attended a formal ceremony at the University Aula in Oslo.

“The ceremony was a wonderful event. I hope it inspired the prize winners and that the ceremony also can contribute to inspire winners in the future,” says Olav Thon.

Foto: Katrine Lunke/APELAND.