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The Accelerating Science Award Program (ASAP) recognizes individuals who have used, applied, or remixed scientific research — published through Open Access — to make a difference in science, medicine, business, technology or society as a whole.

  • Three top awards of $30,000 each*
  • A trip to Washington, D.C., to be honored at Open Access Week in October, 2013
  • Inclusion in a portfolio book distributed online and in print around the world

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May 1, 2013 - ASAP Program Launch

May 1 - June 15, 2013 - Nominations Accepted

August 2013 - Finalists Notified

October 21, 2013 - Award Winners Announced