Väisälä Prizes are awarded annually to 1–3 already distinguished scientists in the active parts of their careers. The prizes are awarded by the Board of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters from the Väisälä Fund, to the fields supported by the Fund. The Väisälä Prizes have been awarded since 2000.
Väisälä Prizes 2017 were given to two distinguished scientists Professor Camilla Hollanti (Aalto University) and Professor Sabrina Maniscalco (University of Turku and Aalto University).
Professor Camilla Hollanti
Aalto University, Mathematics
Professor Sabrina Maniscalco
University of Turku and Aalto University, Quantum Physics
More information on the prize winner can be found in Finnish at https://www.acadsci.fi/ajankohtaista/506-suomalaisen-tiedeakatemian-vaeisaelaen-palkinnot-2017.html