The theme of the 2008 Communication Prize was “The Commercial Scientist”, and the participants were asked to write about the special situation of Industrial PhD students being scientists in the field between university and company.
The 2008 Communication Prizes of 16.000 DKK, 8.000 DKK and 4.000 DKK, respectively, were awarded by the Danish Minister of Science Helge Sander at the ATV annual meeting. and the winners were:
First prize. “Nikotin fremmer forståelsen” by Morten Skøtt Thomsen, NeuroSearch A/S.
Second prize. “Har jeg solgt min sjæl” by Marie Louise Christiansen, Novo Nordisk A/S.
Third prize. “Forskningsbank – en meningsfuld sammensmeltning” by Kim Gørtz, Nordea.
The first prize contribution was published in “Pharma” whereas the second prize contribution was published at DSTH Forum.
We thank the sponsers of the 2008 Communication Prize:
Akademiet for Tekniske Videnskaber, ATV
Birch & Krogboe Foundation
Novo Nordisk A/S
Forsknings og Innovationsstyrelsen