APEC SCIENCE PRIZE for INNOVATION, RESEARCH and EDUCATION (ASPIRE)
The APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (“ASPIRE”) is an annual award to recognize young scientists who have demonstrated a commitment to both excellence in scientific research, as evidenced by scholarly publication, and cooperation with scientists from other APEC member economies.
The ASPIRE Prize supports APEC’s mission to:
strengthen international science and technology networks;
enhance economic growth, trade and investment opportunities in harmony with sustainable development, through policies, innovative R&D and technologies, and knowledge sharing; and
improve linkages and efficiency between research and innovation.