Cash prize for research on sustainable food and diets


by kkeeton

The call for applications is now open for the 2nd Premio Daniel Carasso, which aims to reward an international renowned research scientist who, through cross-disciplinary researches, has innovative and realistic approaches in order to develop “sustainable food and diets for long-term human health.

The Premio is open to scientists working in fundamental or applied research in nutrition, food studies, food technology and sciences, agriculture, agronomy, fishing and fish-farming, agro-ecology, ecology, biodiversity, environmental sciences, sociology, anthropology, economics, farming food nutrition policy and all other subjects related to sustainable food.


Applicants should submit their entries online, in English, between April 1st - June 30th 2014.

Research work submitted should:

  • Contribute to the emergence of sustainable food system;
  • Incorporate at least 2 of the 4 pillars of sustainability that are environment, society, economics and nutrition;
  • Combine different disciplines and bring together previously separate fields of enquiry; and
  • Enjoy international recognitions. The applicants should have written widely about their work in international and national reviews (at least five publication) and have spoken at international scientific events.


The Premio Daniel Carasso is worth €100,000 and the winner becomes the Foundation’s ambassador until the next Premio comes around.


For more information on application and rules, visit the Foundation website.