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CNRS Innovation medalists

The CNRS Medal of Innovation, created in 2011, rewards outstanding scientific research with innovative applications in the technological, therapeutical and societal fields, thus promoting French scientific research. Every year, a jury hands out up to five medals to researchers and engineers, either from CNRS or within other research organizations, universities and higher-education institutions, or to industrial parners involved in research initiatives.

2015 medal of Innovation laureates

Jérôme
Chevalier
Materials engineer

Patrick
Maestro
Chemist

Jean-Michel
Morel
Mathematician

Sylviane
Muller
Biologist

2014 medal of Innovation laureates Press release

Barbara
Demeneix
Biologist

Claude
Grison
Chemist

Valentina Lazarov
Expert in process engineering for the treatment and reuse of wastewater

Didier
Roux
Physical chemist

2013 medal of Innovation laureates Press release

Philippe
Cinquin
Professor in medical data processing

Ludwik
Leibler
Physical chemist

Stéphane
Mallat
Mathematician

2012 medal of Innovation laureates

Alain
Benoît
Very low temperature physicist

Patrick
Couvreur
Biochemist

José-Alain
Sahel
Adaptive optics clinician and researcher

2011 medal of Innovation laureates Press release

Esther
Duflo
Development economist

François
Pierrot
Robotics specialist

Mathias
Fink
Physicist