23 December 2015 National Research Award for Young Talent

Prof. Frank Koppens

FCRi and the Government of Catalonia recognize Frank Koppens. The Catalan Foundation for Research and Innovation (FCRi), with support from the Government of Catalonia, announces the 2015 National Research Awards, which aim to promote the recognition of science, with a particular focus on educating Catalan society on the scientific activity carried out by researchers working here.

The National Research Award in the Young Talent category is given each year to encourage and recognize the efforts of young researchers who stand out for the quality and excellence of their scientific work and research. It is with great pleasure that we announce that this year’s award goes to ICREA Professor at ICFO, Frank Koppens, specialist in the nano-optoelectronics of graphene.

ICFO congratulates awardees in all of the categories, including Prof. Dr. Manel Esteller, winner of the 2015 National Research Award; The Fundació Catalunya-La Pedrera in the category of Scientific Patronage; the program Quèquicom” from Televisió de Catalunya in the category of Scientific Communication; and the Fundació Alícia, in the category of Public-Private partnerships.