On October 20th in the Generalitat Valenciana were proclamed the winners of the 32º edition of the Jaume I Prizes:http://www.fprj.es/
In Basic Research: Francisco José García Vidal, Full Professor of Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
In Medical Research: Miguel Beato del Rosal, founder of the Centre for Genomic Regulation
In Economics: Diego Puga Pequeño, Universidad Pompeu Fabra
In Protection of Nature: Fernando Tomás Maestre Gil, Universidad de Alicante
In New Technologies: Laura Lechuga Gómez, from the Centro de Investigación en Nanociencia y Nanotecnología in the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
In entrepreneurship: Verónica Pascual Boé, from ASTI mobile Robotics
This year, the meeting was hold online from the Santo Domingo convent. And the Nobel Laureate connected from their residences. But most of them were assuring that, in spite the pandemic, the level of the candidates keep rising every year.
Dr. Vicente Boluda, President of the FVEA, thanked the jurors and the funding bodies their generosity and the effort to fullfil this edition
Prof. Santiago Grisolía remembered that the winner can become part of the Alto Consejo Consultivo, a consultive organ of the Valencian Government.