Finalists announced for 2004 Descartes prize
The eight finalists for the 2004 Descartes Prize have been announced by the European Commission. The subjects addressed by the short-listed projects are wide ranging and include new methods for drug delivery to treat heart disease, a new device for detecting breast cancer, the production of photonic multi-branched molecules for use in energy conversion and new solutions for data storage.
The one million euro prize will be awarded in Prague, the Czech Republic, on 2 December according to the decision of the Grand Jury. The jury will this year be chaired by Professor Ene Ergma, Vice-President of the Estonian Academy of Sciences and Chair of the Estonian Parliament.
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