The prize pool in each of its eight categories is 400,000 euros, a diploma and an artistic symbol.
The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards (Premios Fundación BBVA Fronteras del Conocimiento) recognize and encourage fundamental advances in basic and applied research, embodied in models and theories to understand the natural and social world, technological innovations of big impact and particularly significant contributions to the creation, interpretation and direction of the classical music of our time. It also recognizes outstanding contributions to the understanding and the action of two important challenges to the global society of the 21st century, climate change and cooperation for development. The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards are developed in association with Spain’s Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC).
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