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Pernod Ricard launches its first research prize


The Centre de Recherche Pernod Ricard (CRPR) is launching its Pernod Ricard Research Award for an amount of €10,000 around the following theme: Convivial and Responsible Drinking.

Pernod Ricard lance son prix de recherche

In launching this new Award, Pernod Ricard is counting an open research as a means of consolidating its international leadership. 

“ Innovation plays a major role in the group’s growth. Today our objectives are clear: to enrich and foster innovative development, accelerate the emergence of futuristic and ambitious projects, and make our group the uncontested leader in design and innovation... ”
Conor McQuaid, Global Business Development Director


Intended for young doctoral or postdoctoral researchers, of all nationalities, this award will reward innovative research studies conducted on :

  • The expectations, perceptions and behaviour of consumers of drinks
  • The development of products, methods and procedures to yield progress in the processing, renewal and recycling of raw materials
  • Innovative materials and packaging that respect the environment
  • Technologies (biosensors, biotechnologies, Internet Of Things…)
  • Social science


What is the award?

The award is an amount of €10,000 in the form of financial assistance to the university or higher education institution at which the successful candidate is registered in order to assist them in their work. 

“ In the long run, this precious contribution will allow the Research Center to strengthen its international scientific network and, above all, to look ahead to working with prestigious universities and research institutes. ”
Vincent Beaumont, directeur du centre de recherche de Pernod Ricard


Application must be sent no later than 8 am UTC on 28 March 2016 by email to researchaward@pernod-ricard.com 

Terms and Conditions

Award ceremony: The Award winner will be unveiled on 31 May 2016 in Paris. Their research will be shared within Pernod Ricard group and the community of scientists and technologists, at an Award ceremony presided over by Conor McQuaid.



Terms and conditions

Innovation plays a major role in the Group:

For more information : researchaward@pernod-ricard.com

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