Harry Otten Prize for Innovation in Meteorology

logo Harry Otten FoundationThe Harry Otten Foundation has announced the Harry Otten Prize for Innovation in Meteorology.

The winner of the prize receives 25,000, and it is also foreseen to grant a lower amount for the second and third prize. Winners will retain full rights to their ideas but when wanted help is offered to realize the winning ideas.

Submissions 2017

Application submission for the Harry Otten Prize 2017 can be filed  until 10 March 2017. The full proposals after the first selection round need then to be submitted not later than 29 May 2017.

Prize 2015

The prize in 2015 was presented during the 15th EMS Annual Meeting and 12th ECAM on 8 September 2015 in Sofia, Bulgaria. The winner is Olivier Boucher for his idea “Low-cost upper troposphere observations for weather prediction from automated detection of aviation contrails”.

More details on the Harry Otten Prize see http://www.harry-otten-prize.org/.