10th of January.
The Olav Thon Foundation announced 2019 award winners.
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 more about previous 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.
Article as seen in Nature 2017
Olav Thon Foundation
An old viking rewards excellent science.
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.