01 October 2009

Professor Søren Brunak awarded The Grundfos Prize 2009

At an award ceremony at Grundfos, Monday, September 29, Søren Brunak was awarded The Grundfos Prize 2009 in the amount of DKK 1 million. Søren Brunak receives the award for his important and ground breaking research within systems biology and bioinformatics which forms the basis of treating serious diseases such as cancer, Alzheimer's and HIV.

The Grundfos Prize was established by the Poul Due Jensen Foundation in 2001. Its purpose is to promote, acknowledge and support national and international research in innovative and foresighted solutions useful to the community within the engineering and scientific area.

The jury consists of Niels Due Jensen, Grundfos Group Chairman, Lars Kolind, Director, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Sven Caspersen, Vice-chancellor at Aalborg University, Vice Rector, Ms. Nina Smith, Aarhus University, and Preben Terndrup Pedersen, Professor at the Technical University of Denmark.