Future Insight™ Prize

The Future Insight™ Prize is awarded annually to stimulate scientific and technological progress in the areas of health, nutrition, and energy.
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Future Insight™ Prize

Realizing the dreams for a better tomorrow

At the occasion of its 350th anniversary, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany launched the Future Insight™ Prize to stimulate groundbreaking science and innovative technologies for the benefit of humanity.

Awarded for the first time in 2019, the Future Insight™ will be awarded annually for 35 years to honor outstanding achievements in science and technology towards groundbreaking innovations in the areas of health, nutrition, and energy.

The prize comes with a targeted 1 Mio EUR research grant to the winner.

For 2022 the Future Insight™ Prize is allocated in the field of CO2 conversion, for work laying the foundation for a later realization of the visionary dream product, a high energy-density fuel from renewable energy, water, and atmospheric carbon dioxide with an overall negative carbon dioxide balance.


TBA — 2023

To be announced at Curious2022 – Future Insight™ Conference

Energy — 2022

CO2 Conversion

Nutrition — 2021

Food Generator

Health — 2020

Multi Drug Resistance

Health — 2019

Pandemic Protection


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