The Panmure House Prize is awarded to emerging leaders in academia and enables research that embodies Adam Smith’s own approach to rigorous empiricism and long-term, inter-disciplinary thinking and radical innovation.

We are keenly interested in submissions from those who research focus is long-term funding of innovation and those who take interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches. We welcome applications from all disciplines and are particularly keen to receive applications from early-career researchers. We choose to define early-career as between 3-15 years post completion of PhD. Submissions are shortlisted and judged by our specially appointed Panmure House Prize Panel. The Prize is supported by Baillie Gifford.

The Prize

The Prize amount is US$75,000 awarded to the institution that the winning researcher is affiliated with. The Winner can spend the award on progressing work on topics related to the practical implementation of long-term thinking in relation to innovation, finance, and social and economic change. Panmure House Prize Winners can spend this amount at their own discretion to advance work in this field, such as attending conferences, hiring research staff, or undertaking buyout policies.

Closing Date

The submission form should be completed in English. The closing date for submissions is Monday 6 May 2024 17:00 BST.

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