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About the Prize

The Mustafa Prize is a top science and technology award granted to the top researchers and scientists of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states biennially.

The Mustafa Prize seeks to encourage education and research and is set to play the pioneering role in developing regional relations between science and technology institutions working in the OIC member countries. It also aims to improve scientific relation between academics and researchers in order to facilitate the growth and perfection of science in the OIC member states.

The Prize is awarded in four categories, namely “Life Science and Medical Sciences”, “Nano Science and Nanotechnologies”,
“The Information and Communication Science and Technologies”, and “Top Scientific Achievement in other fields”.

The laureates in each section will be awarded 500,000 USD which is financed through the endowments made to the Prize. The winners will also be adorned with a special medal and certificate.

The Mustafa Prize started its job in 2013. The Policy making Council of the Prize which is tasked with supervising various procedures of the event is comprised of high-profile universities and academic centers of OIC member states. The prize will be granted to the works which are deemed to have improved the human life and have made tangible and cutting-edge innovations on the boundaries of science or have presented new scientific methodology.
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Mustafa Prize to
be Awarded at the End of 2015

Mustafa science and technology prize will be awarded in December 2015 at Islamic Unity week, on the occasion of birth anniversary of prophet Mohammad (PbUH). At the fourth Policy Making Council meeting of Mustafa Prize, which was held on January 6th, 2015, the council approved, by suggestion of the scientific committee, to award the prize on the last month of 2015. This meeting was attended by Islamic Republic of Iran’s Vice President of Science and Technology, Minister of Science, Research ...

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Equal Opportunity for
Introducing Muslim Scientist to the World

Mehdi SaffariNia President of Pardis Technology Park   There are more than 200 scientific prizes in the world, all with the common goal of motivating scientists in different branches of science. Mustafa Prize shares this objective of introducing outstanding works of researchers to the international community. We are after creating an equal opportunity for scientists from Islamic world to have their works recognized internationally. I am hopeful that this prize will become a symbol of achievement.   Mr. SaffariNia is ...

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Mustafa (PbUH) Prize
Endowment Office

Hossein Saberi Zafarghandi Vice President of Technological Expansion of  Pardis Technology Park   The prize money for the Mustafa Prize is financed through endowment. Mustafa Prize Endowment Office accepts donations from all individuals who are interested in helping development of science and technology. Money received via donations, in addition to funding the prize money (US$2M) will be used in granting financial support for scientific researches in related fields and supporting intergovernmental programs for development of technology in the OIC member ...

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The Selection Process
is the Main Concern of the Policy Making Council

Saeed SohrabPour, Ph.D. Deputy of the head of National Elites Foundation   So far we have approved the judges for two of the prize categories, Nano and ICT.  Of the judges in each group four are Iranians and the rest are from Muslims of other countries like USA, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Sweden. In addition to having a high scientific status in their field, judges, need to have a good reputation, so that they can make the best selection of ...

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