Championing Tropical Sciences
The Mahathir Science Award recognises the best contributions and innovations towards solving problems of the tropics through science and technology. The award is conferred to individuals, institutions or organisations who have made internationally recognized breakthroughs in the fields of:
• Tropical Agriculture
• Tropical Architecture and Engineering
• Tropical Medicine
• Tropical Natural Resources
One award will be conferred each year covering one of the four fields. The award carries a cash prize of USD 100,000.00, a gold medal and a certificate.