NOTABLE AWARDSAMOUNTGOALSWINNER
Napoleon's Food
Preservation Prize (1795)
12,000 francsEase food-supply problems
for invading armies
Nicolas Fran├žois Appert's
canning process (1809)
Ansari X Prize
(1995)
$10 millionPrivate, crewed
reusable spacecraft
SpaceShipOne
(2004)
Methuselah Mouse Prize
(2003)
$4.5 million
fund
Extend longevity or
slow aging of mice
Multiple winners
Prize4Life (2006)$1 millionBiomarker for ALSNo winners so far
  • CREDIT: (IMAGE) HERMAN PIJPERS/UNU-MERIT