The Hubert Curien Award

The Hubert Curien Award

The Hubert Curien Award

The Hubert Curien Award

Since its inception in 2004, the biennial Hubert Curien Award recognises outstanding efforts to help society benefit from space. Eurisy confers in 2020 the 9th edition of the Hubert Curien Award.


Award Ceremony



All individuals, teams or institutions with proven merits in bridging space and society are eligible to be nominated by Eurisy members.

2020 Jury Members

This year’s distinguished members of the Jury include:

Pierre Delsaux, Deputy Director General, DG Defence Industry and Space, European Commission (EC)

Pascale Ehrenfreund, Chair Executive Board, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR)

Jean-Yves Le Gall, President, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)

Alain Ratier, Director General, European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT)

Giorgia Soccoccia, President, Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI)

Jan Wörner, Director General, European Space Agency (ESA)

Previous Laureates

Simonetta Di Pippo (2018)

Alpbach Summer School Austria ( 2016)

Chris Austin Hadfield (2014)

International Space University (2012)

Frank De Winne (2010)

Roger-Maurice Bonnet (2008)

Sergio Camacho-Lara (2006)

Gabriel Lafferranderie (2004)