Roberto Battiston
Experimental physicist, former president of the Italian Space Agency, one of the leading experts in cosmic rays. Since the beginning of the Covid, he has been keeping a close eye on its progress by writing a book “The Mathematics of the Virus. The numbers to understand and defeat the pandemic”.

THE OTHER WINNERS OF THE 40TH EDITION

Pictures and videos of the ceremony

Discover the pictures and videos of the ceremony live streaming from the romanic church in San Giorgio di Valpolicella

Press kit

The press release, pictures and the profiles of the awarded of the 40° edition

THE HISTORY OF THE AWARD

The awards began in 1981 with the Masi Civiltà Veneta Prize, given to personalities who had their origins in the Venetian territories or with venetian family or venetian by adoption, and who had distinguished themselves in the fields of literature, art, journalism, science, the performing arts and business.