A new award has just been announced: the Accelerating Science Award Program (ASAP)
“The Accelerating Science Award Program (ASAP) recognizes individuals who have used, applied, or remixed scientific research — published through Open Access — to make a difference in science, medicine, business, technology or society as a whole.”
-Three top awards of $30,000 each
-A trip to Washington, D.C., to be honored at Open Access Week in October, 2013
-Inclusion in a portfolio book distributed online and in print around the world
The main sponsors of this new award include PLOS, Google, and the Wellcome Trust.
Deadline for this year’s nominations is June 15, 2013.
For Program Rules and Nomination forms see this page.