The Lennart Nilsson Award Foundation was established in 1998 in recognition of the world-renowned Swedish photographer’s work.
Honorees are people who work “in the spirit of Lennart Nilsson”, revealing science to the world in beautiful, unique and powerful
The Award, which comprises a diploma and the sum of SEK 100,000 (approx. EUR 10,870), is presented annually at a late-autumn ceremony in Berwaldhallen, a concert hall in Stockholm, Sweden. The occasion also marks the installation of Professors at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden’s largest medical training and research centre and the home of the Nobel Assembly.
(photo Lennart Nilsson: a honey bee on a wood cranesbill with pollen grains adhering to its head).