10 December 2014 National Research Award for Young Talent

Prof. Romain Quidant

FCRi and the Government of Catalonia recognize Romain Quidant. The Catalan Foundation for Research and Innovation (FCRi), with support from the Government of Catalonia, announces this year\'s National Research Awards, which aim to promote the recognition of science, with a particular focus on educating Catalan society on the scientific activity carried out by researchers working here.

The 2014 National Research Award in the Young Talent category is given each year to encourage and recognize the efforts of young researchers who stand out for the quality and excellence of their scientific work and research. It is with great pleasure that we announce that this year’s award goes to ICREA Professor at ICFO, Romain Quidant, specialist in nano-optics (interaction between light and matter at the nanoscale).

ICFO congratulates awardees in all of the categories, including Prof. Dr. Lourdes Ibánez, winner of the 2014 National Research Award; The Fundación Botín in the category of Scientific Patronage; the Consorci Residència d’Investigadors CSIC - Generalitat de Catalunya in the category of Scientific Communication; and the company Matgas 2000 AIE, with the participation of Carburos Metálicos, CSIC and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), in the category of Public-Private partnerships.