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2020 Prize in Economic Sciences

The 2020 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel is awarded jointly to Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson.

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2020 Nobel Peace Prize

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has awarded the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize to the World Food Programme (WFP).

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Nobel Laureate Mario J. Molina 1943 – 2020

The Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings and the Foundation Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings deeply mourn the loss of Mario J. Molina, 1985 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry.

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Nobel Prize in Literature 2020

Louise Glück will receive the 2020 Nobel Prize for Literature.

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2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

On Wednesday, 7 October 2020, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020 to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna “for the development of a method for genome editing”. Find out more about the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry here.

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2020 Nobel Prize in Physics

On Tuesday, 6 October 2020, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2020 to Roger Penrose “for the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity” and the other half jointly to Reinhard Genzel and Andrea M. Ghez “for the discovery of […]

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2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

On Monday, 5 October 2020, the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice “for the discovery of Hepatitis C virus.” Find out more about the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine here.

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Prof. Dr. Sten Orrenius 1937 – 2020

The Council and Foundation Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings deeply mourn the loss of Sten Orrenius, Professor Emeritus at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm. Professor Orrenius was a member of the Nobel Assembly (1971 – 2003), a member of the Nobel Committee (1983 – 1989, 1996 – 2002) at Karolinska Institutet and of the Swedish Royal Academy of […]

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7th Lindau Meeting in Economic Sciences 2021: Invitations to 373 Young Economists

373 Young Economists from 60 countries are invited to the 7th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences. This was the result of the decision taken today by the Council for the Meetings to conclude the nomination and selection process. Due to the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences and the interdisciplinary 70th Lindau […]

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Lennart-Bernadotte-Medal for Edmond H. Fischer

The Lennart-Bernadotte-Medal will be awarded to Edmond H. Fischer, who just celebrated his 100th birthday. Countess Bettina Bernadotte, President of the Council, about the scientist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1992: “Edmond Fischer is truly a worthy recipient. He inspired many young scientists for the ‘beauty of science’ as […]

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Coronavirus Restrictions: Lindau Meetings 2020 Postponed to Next Year

The 70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting and the 7th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences – both scheduled for this summer – will be postponed.  This decision was made by the committees of the Foundation and the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings. The invitations for young scientists are valid for next year. Interactive online […]

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“A Beacon of Scientific Inspiration for Young Scientists”: Edmond Fischer to Turn 100

Four weeks before Edmond H. Fischer’s 100th birthday on April 6, 2020, the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings honor the lifetime achievement of the Nobel Laureate. With eleven participations from 1993 until today, Eddy is an outspoken supporter and close friend of the Lindau Meetings. Edmond Fischer spoke with Marc Pachter about his life, career and […]