Blue Planet Prize

This award is presented by the Asahi Glass Foundation to individuals or organizations worldwide in recognition of outstanding achievements in scientific research and its application that have helped provide solutions to global environmental problems. The ¥50 million Prize is offered in the hopes of encouraging efforts to bring about the healing of the Earth’s fragile environment.

Each year, from August to October, nominations are accepted from nominators around the world.

Note: If institutional nomination/external expert review is sought (individuals may also nominate candidates outside of the institutional process), please submit a candidate suggestion form at least three months in advance of the external deadline to recommend a candidate to the President’s Advisory Committee on Awards, Honours and Prizes. For more information, please contact

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Upcoming Deadlines

October 01, 2023October 01, 2023 *
16:00:00 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: Blue Planet Prize Recognizes major contributions to solving global environmental problems. .
* NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.