Tomáš Gecko laureate of the Otto Wichterle Award

The President of the CAS, Eva Zažímalová, awarded the Otto Wichterle Award to Tomáš Gecko and twenty-three other young scientists. The award ceremony took place on 21 June 2023 at Villa Lanna in Prague-Bubeneč.

The Otto Wichterle Award is an honour given by the Czech Academy of Sciences to stimulate and encourage selected, exceptionally outstanding, promising young scientists at the Czech Academy of Sciences for their remarkable contributions to the advancement of scientific knowledge in a given area of science. Nominees with scientific degrees (CSc., Dr., Ph.D., DrSc.) are eligible provided that they are not older than 35 in the calendar year when the nominations are submitted.

PhDr. Tomáš Gecko, Ph.D., works at the Masaryk Institute and Archives of the CAS on the history of science, history of business and social policy. He participated in the founding of the research team Transformation of State and Society in Economic and Social Perspective and participates in a number of important research projects of the Institute.

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