- About The Franklin Institute Awards
- Awards Week
- Committee on Science & the Arts
- Bower Laureates
- Ceremony and Dinner
- Laureate Search
- Call for Nominations
- For Media: Press Kit - 2016 Laureates
William J. Borucki
2016 Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science
2016 Bower Award for Business Leadership
Nadrian C. Seeman
2016 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Chemistry
Yale N. Patt
2016 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Computer and Cognitive Science
Brian F. Atwater
2016 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Earth and Environmental Science
Solomon W. Golomb
2016 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering
Robert S. Langer
2016 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Life Science
2016 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Mechanical Engineering
Since 1824, The Franklin Institute has honored the greatest men and women of science.
Since 1990, The Franklin Institute has been proud to present the annual Bower Awards for Achievement in Science and Business Leadership.
Each April, the newest class of Franklin Institute laureates gathers in Philadelphia for a week-long celebration of their achievements. Awards Week features educational opportunities for learners of all ages, including symposia, lectures, and hands-on demonstrations. Awards Week culminates in The Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony and Dinner, at which gold medals are bestowed upon the laureates.
Watch the 2015 Laureates Awards Ceremony.
The Franklin Institute invites you to nominate candidates for the Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science, the Bower Award for Business Leadership, and the Benjamin Franklin Medals.