2022 Science for Society Prize Empowering Evidence-Informed Public Debates

Science for Society Foundation

An initiative of the Science for Society Foundation, under the aegis of Fondation de Luxembourg, with support from the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR).


The prize will reward a project, an action, or a set of activities already carried out that have enabled the general public to:


  • Reveal, explain and put scientific evidence into context in public debate and/or
  • Understand and develop critical thinking based on scientific facts, and/or
  • Debunk fake news or associated communications linked to societal issues thanks to a scientific demonstration and/or exceptional communication efforts



The Science for Society Prize amounts to EUR 5,000.


Laureates will receive their award from the Science for Society foundation during a special ceremony, and the Science for Society foundation along with FNR will promote and publicize the awardees and their achievements.


A jury composed of independent external experts will select the laureate, which may be either an individual or a group. The Application Guidelines are available here.


Applicants must first submit their intention of application in writing to project.request@fdlux.lu, subject heading "Science for Society 2022". The information to be provided from the applicants in the email are: Name, Surname, Title, Position, Institution / Organization, Postal Address, Phone Number, Email, Project title and text presenting your project/activity/initiative in a synthetic way(Max 1500 Characters).


Applicants will then receive a link to access the Online Application Form with a Log-in ID and Password.


Applications for the 2022 edition are now closed.






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