A comprehensive Outreach Programme actively involves the prize winners, and it is conducted in a close collaboration with the three major Danish Universities

The Prize

The Brain Prize is awarded to one or more scientists who have distinguished themselves by an outstanding contribution to European neuroscience.


Anyone can nominate and nominations are submitted online on this website. Only nominated candidates will be considered. 

The Academy

The Brain Prize Academy is a forum for present and previous winners of The Brain Prize established in order to further execute the aims of the Foundation.

Neuroscience in Denmark

An overview of the neuroscience landscape.


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