C&C Prize

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NEC C&C Prize
Awarded forFor outstanding contributions to semiconductors, computers, telecommunications and their integrated technologies
Sponsored byNEC C&C Foundation, JAPAN
Date1985 (1985)
CountryJapan Japan
First awarded1985

The NEC C&C Prize (Japanese: C&C賞) is an award given by the NEC Corporation "in recognition of outstanding contributions to research and development and/or pioneering work in the fields of semiconductors, computers, telecommunications and their integrated technologies."[1] Established in 1985, through the NEC's nonprofit C&C Foundation, C&C Prizes are awarded to two groups or individuals annually. There is no restriction on nationality of nominees. Winners will receive a prize which includes a cash award of 10,000,000 yen and a certificate. The award ceremony is held annually in Tokyo, Japan.


Medal recipients include Nobel Prize winners and scientists, from the father of optics to the pioneer of Internet.

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