Prizes

The following awards are available to projects entered from any European country. Up to nine monetary prizes will be given to the best projects:

Monetary Prizes

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Three first prizes worth € 5000

Gábor NÉMETH, Hungary
Efficiency enhancement of plasma loudspeakers

Uwe TRESKE
, Germany
Low cost scanning Tunneling microscope

Jana IVANIDZE, Germany
pH sensitive GFP mutant

» Three second prizes worth € 3000

László NAGY, Hungary
Phytocenology and environment protection of the Central Great Hungarian Plain through a mycologist's eye

David SEHNAL, Czech Republic
Math studio - a computer algebra system

Lukasz JAREMKO and Mariusz JAREMKO, Poland
Design and synthesis of two new immunosuppressants

» Three third prizes worth € 1500

Johannes KELLER, Switzerland
The influence of the quill-shape on the harpsichord sound

Ksenia ROGOVA, Russia
The key to the mystery of the stone book

Wim COOLS, The Netherlands
A new compact operating system



EU Young Scientist Honorary Awards

The Jury can designate deserving prize winners to represent the European Union at:

» The Stockholm International Youth Science Seminar:
where they will attend the 2000 Nobel Prize ceremonies, meet the Nobel Laureates and take part in a series of other scientific/cultural activities during the week.

Marek SEBESTA, Slovakia
Induction of nuclear and mitochondrial mutants in yeast williopsis suaveolens

Emily PAYNE, United Kingdom
Classification of compression wood in Sitka Spruce

» The London International Youth Science Forum:
where they will meet young scientists from around the world and take part in the annual two-week intensive summer science festival.

Thomas RASMUSSEN, Denmark
The Diacetyl concentration in beer depending on temperature and yeast strain

Margarita LUKJANSKA, Latvia
Compatibility of tetraiamonds, pentiamonds and hexiamonds



EU Young Scientist Special Awards

Additionally the Jury can select deserving prize winners to join distinguished research scientists and engineers to work on projects organized by:

» The European Patent Office
in Munich, Germany


Uwe TRESKE, Germany
Low cost scanning Tunneling microscope

Gábor NÉMETH, Hungary
Efficiency enhancement of plasma loudspeakers

Manuéla LUKÁCS, Hungary
Buildings assembled from skeleton elements and transportable in stock

» The European Space Research and Technology Centre
in Noordwijk, the Netherlands


Sean PAULSEN, Denmark
Determining the speed of light from the movement of the Jupiter Moon Io

Matija KASTELIC, Slovenia
Star spectrometry

» The Norwegian Polar Institute,
Ny-Alesund Large Facility, Svalbard, Norway


Aleksi VACHADZE, Georgia
Some aspects of goitered gazelle conservation in Georgian-Azerbaijan trans-boundary zone

Evaldas TRAINAVICIUS, Lithuania
The influence of works performed on islands for breeding waterfowls
 


The Alumni Prize

Is awarded not by the Members of the Jury but by three former EU Contest prize winners. The three former prize winners in the course of the Contest tour the stands and discuss with Contestants the merits of their project. They have €1200 to provide for either up to three prizes of €400 or one prize of € 600 and two of €400; this they award to the projects that in their opinion is best in terms of:
- visual display
- oral explanation

Ouardane JOUANNOT, Timothée LELEU and Jean-François SCHAFF, France
Study of a very strange oscillator

Maxim AIZENSHTAD, Ofer KAPOTA and Shlomi FRUCHTER, Israel
Advanced graphical 3D system for hardware accelerated environments

Victor GUTIERREZ HERNANDO, Teresa JIMENEZ HELIN and Milagros GARCIA VILLAMOR, Spain
Field guide of the orchids in Sierra de Mijas (Benalmadena) Spain



Hungarian Sponsors Prizes

In addition, the Hungarian sponsors also offered special prizes presented at the award ceremony by the heads of these organisations.
Special prizes are offered by:

» Hewlett-Packard Hungary Ltd.

Wim Cools, Netherlands
A new compact operating system
David Sehnal, Chech Republic
Math studio - a computer algebra system
Gábor Németh, Hungary
Efficiency enhancement of plasma loudspeakers

» Paks Nuclear Power Plant Co

Johannes Keller, Switzerland
The influence of the quill-shape on the harpsichord sound

» Hungarian Patent Office

Ksenia Rogova, Russia
The key to the mystery of the stone book
Uwe Treske, Germany
Low cost scanning Tunneling microscope

» EGIS Ltd.

Uwe Treske, Germany
Low cost scanning Tunneling microscope
László Nagy, Hungary
Phytocenology and environment protection of the Central Great Hungarian Plain through a mycologist's eye

» Gedeon Richter Ltd.

Lukasz and Marius Jaremko
, Poland
Design and synthesis of two new immunosuppressants
Jana Ivanidze, Germany
pH sensitive GFP mutant

» Danubius Hotels Group

Jana Ivanidze, Germany
pH sensitive GFP mutant

» Hungarian Association for Innovation

Gábor Németh, Hungary
Efficiency enhancement of plasma loudspeakers