Wednesday April 19, 2017 HM the Queen presented the prize to center leader and professor Bo Brummerstedt Iversen from Center for Materials Crystallography (CMC) in the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters.
The Royal Academy established the prize in 2015 on the occation of its patroness HM the Queen’s 75th birthday. It is the only existing prize in the Queen’s name. The prize will be presented annually over the next 25 years. This year it was presented for the second time.
The prize of 100,000 DKK is given to an excellent scientist under the age of 50 within the sciences represented by the Academy.