Arvid Carlsson Award
Arvid Carlsson Award by Sahlgrenska Science Park
The aim is to pay tribute to innovation, knowledge and competence in conjunction with good entrepreneurship through an award in Nobel Prize winner Arvid Carlsson's name.
It is in line with Sahlgrenska Science Park's vision of a world-class life science region, and will be awarded annually to an entrepreneur who drives development for human health and wellbeing.
The ambition is to give recognition and honor to promising and future entrepreneurs in academia, healthcare and industry to stimulate continued learning and networking in the global arena that is life science. Arvid Carlsson, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine in 2000 for his " "for discoveries concerning signal transduction in the nervous system", is still active in his company, A. Carlsson Research, at Sahlgrenska Science Park in Gothenburg today.
"I am very happy and proud to give name to an award that strengthens and praises innovation and entrepreneurship while emphasizing the importance of constant competence development," said Arvid Carlsson when the prize was introduced at Park Annual in 2017.