REN - Redes Energéticas Nacionais opened the period of applications for REN Prize 2019.
The REN Award is attributed, each year, to the best Master's theses on energy developed in Portuguese universities, and it has one clear purpose: to contribute to the development of the energy sector in Portugal and strengthen the interaction between REN and the academy in Portugal.
The winner of the Prize for the Best Master's Thesis will be awarded a monetary value of €25,000, with the second prize amounting to €15,000 and the third prize amounting to €10,000. The REN Prize also provides for the possibility of awarding special mentions to theses that deserve to be recognized for their merit, each of which receiving 2,500 euros.
The panel, chaired by Professor João Peças Lopes, will be responsible for the evaluation of the applications and for choosing the winning theses.
The REN Prize is one of the oldest scientific awards in Portugal and shows REN's commitment to the innovation and development of the energy sector in our country and to the reinforcement of the cooperation between academic institutions, technological development and the Portuguese corporate sector.
Established in 1995, it has evolved to incorporate the developments and transformations experienced by the energy sector over the years. Initially intended for the best students of power networks and systems, it later began to incorporate natural gas and to include applications from a broader spectrum of fields, and is now open to doctoral theses as well.
The candidates may apply until 30 April. For additional information, please visit our website here.
Check the regulations of the 2022 edition