MDPI Sponsoring the Scientific Spirit Prize in China
The annual Scientific Spirit Prize in China was set up in 2013 by New Threads, a nonprofit organization for promoting the Chinese culture to the general public. Its president Dr. Shi-min Fang was recently awarded the combined Nature and Sense About Science inaugural John Maddox Prize for Standing up for Science 2012.
MDPI is proudly sponsoring the New Threads Scientific Spirit Prize in China by offering 10'000 CHF (Swiss Francs) per year. The first prize was awarded to Professor Zuoxiu He in Beijing on 13 January 2013, see http://www.xys.org/pages3/prize.html.