Announcement of The Brain Prize 2020

Soon it is once again time to honor some of the world's best neuroscientists with The Brain Prize. Watch here as we livestream the announcement on April 29, 2020 at 15:00 CET.

The Brain Prize recognizes highly original and influential advances in research on the nervous system, covering all aspects from fundamental studies to research related to understanding and treatment of diseases of the brain and other parts of the nervous system.

Outreach and Events

A comprehensive outreach programme follows the award ceremony. The outreach programme actively involves the prize winners, and it comprises activities such as lectures, master classes, seminars, summer schools and exchange programmes for researchers.

Programme & Calendar

The outreach programme is conducted in a close collaboration with the three major Danish universities (University of Copenhagen, Aarhus University and University of Southern Denmark) and the Danish Society for Neuroscience together with a wide range of international partners.

The Brain Prize Council

The purpose of The Brain Prize Council is to provide the Grants & Prizes department of the Lundbeck Foundation with advice and guidance on all aspects of the outreach activities related to The Brain Prize.

The Brain Conferences

The Brain Conferences are high-level scientific meetings, where up to 150 experts on a given topic meet in a lively and intimate environment.