Volvo Environment Prize

The Volvo Environment Prize is awarded for outstanding innovations or scientific discoveries, which in broad terms fall within the environmental field. Laureates represent all fields of environmental and sustainability studies and initiatives. The Prize includes a cash award of SEK 1.5 million (approximately EUR 150,000 or USD 160,000).

Eligibility: The research of nominees should be based on scientific grounds but must clearly show impacts outside of the specific discipline. No self nominations. Anyone can nominate a person for the Volvo Environment Prize.

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Upcoming Deadlines

January 10, 2022January 10, 2022 *
16:00:00 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: Volvo Environment Prize Recognizes outstanding innovations or scientific discoveries which broadly fall within the area of environment and sustainable development. .
* 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.