APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (ASPIRE)

The call for nomination for the APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (ASPIRE) through APEC Policy partnership on Science, Technology and Innovation (PPSTI) is now open. 

For its host year of 2015 the Philippines selects “Disaster Risk Reduction: Understanding the Role of Climate Change and Variability” as the ASPIRE nominating theme. This theme focuses on innovative technologies that may help economies adapt to the changing climate, protect the natural environment, and build resilient and sustainable societies.

Nominees should demonstrate excellence in scientific research, as evidenced by scholarly publication, and cooperation with scientists from other APEC member economies in subjects such as: sustainable development, environmental studies, ecology, disaster management, urban planning, and engineering, among others.  
Any citizen of an APEC member economy is eligible to be nominated for the ASPIRE Prize. He/she must be living at the time of his/her nomination and be under the age of 40 as of 31 December 2015. 
The deadline of nomination is on Tuesday, 03 March 2015. Kindly submit the updated CV of the nominee(s).
More information on ASPIRE can be found here.