The Royal Spanish Society of Physics-BBVA Foundation Physics Awards have recognized creativity, effort and achievement in the field of physics annually since 2008 in order to serve as a stimulus to professionals who carry out their work both in research and in the fields of secondary and university education, innovation, technology and dissemination.

On Monday, 25 September, they announced the winners of the 2023 edition. Dr. Valerio Pruneri, an ICREA professor at ICFO, Corning, Inc. Chair, leader of the Optoelectronics research group, and coordinator of the European Quantum Flagship project QSNP, received the award in the area of Physics, Innovation and Technology. The announcement cited his “outstanding scientific and technological career at an international level at the intersection of materials physics with photonics.

The award ceremony in which Prof Pruneri and the other awardees will receive their prize will take place in Madrid in December, 2023.

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Valerio Pruneri


RSEF-BBVA award announcement