Swiss Science Prize Marcel Benoist

Ursula Keller is the Prize winner in 2022

She has shifted the boundaries of ultrafast laser physics: experimental physicist Ursula Keller is awarded the Swiss Science Prize Marcel Benoist.

Making a difference to our lives

Each year since 1920, the Marcel Benoist Foundation has awarded a prize for excellent, original and innovative research that is relevant to our lives. Candidates for the prize are established scientists who are seen as having the potential to achieve further outstanding results. The prizemoney is 250,000 Swiss francs.

Selecting a winner has been the responsibility of the SNSF since 2018. The entire research community is able to submit proposals in an open nomination process.