Marconi Prize

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The Marconi Prize is an annual award recognizing advancements in communications awarded by the Marconi Foundation. The Prize includes a $100,000 honorarium and a work of sculpture. The honorees are called Marconi Fellows. The foundation and the prize are named in honor of Guglielmo Marconi, a Nobel laureate and one of the pioneers of radio.

Past winners of the Marconi Prize include Lawrence E. Page and Sergey Brin for the development of Google, Tim Berners-Lee for the World Wide Web, Charles K. Kao for developing fiber-optic communications, and Martin Hellman and Whitfield Diffie for the Diffie-Hellman key exchange.

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