Award / prize

SECO Technical Control Bureau for Construction - Gustave Magnel Prize 

General information on this award / prize

SECO Technical Control Bureau for Construction
Gustave Magnel Prize 

General Description

The Gustave Magnel Prize aims to encourage scientific research in construction. The prize money is €10,000 EUR. The prize will be awarded every four years.


Candidates should be researchers attached to Universities, Military Academies, Research Centres or large Public Administrations of European Union and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) member states. The research reports submitted must be the original work of one researcher. The work must address construction and must be related to the activities of the SECO Technical Control Bureau for Construction. The research report submitted must have practical applications. Doctoral theses that have been successfully defended within 12 months of the award are also eligible. For doctoral theses, the candidate must be under 40 years old on the date he defended his thesis.

Application deadlines

The following deadlines apply: