2.Award name and selection criteria

Tsukuba Prize

Selection range :
One person/research group in Natural Science department.

Eligibility :
Person/group involved in any of the following research fields such as fundamental science, applied science and development science, in Engineering and Life Science (collaboration research subjects to those who contribute 1/3 or more to the research).

Selection criteria :
Researcher corresponds to any of the following with internationally recognized results and achievement;
??-Participate current research activities in the prefecture or former research activities in the past.
??-Participate in an international conference, held in the prefecture and published research results the initial time.

Content :
The award (honorable certificate), Medal and Prize (5 million yen).



Tsukuba Encouragement Prize

Selection range :
Two persons/groups in Natural Science department (one per subject).

Eligibility :
Person/group with potential to contribute and promote Science and Technology, involved in any of the following research fields such as fundamental science, applied science and development science in Engineering and Life Science.

Selection criteria :
Research for Practical Use:Researchers with current research project in the prefecture or former research activities in the past. Besides, researchers who have contributed, such matters as research results are applied in practical uses, and promoted Science and Technology in the prefecture (collaboration research subjects to those who contribute 1/3 or more to the research).

Young Researchers :
Researchers who carrying out current research in the prefecture(age below 40), and with potential to achieve significant research results (collaboration research subjects to those who contribute 1/2 or more to the research).

Content :
The award (honorable certificate), Medal and Prize (1 million yen).
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