The King and Queen of Spain delivered the 2020 National Research Awards at the Royal Palace of El Pardo, Madrid. The awards are granted by the Ministry of Science and Innovation and are the most important recognition in Spain in the field of scientific research.
The National Research Awards were created in 1982, to recognise the achievements of Spanish researchers who are carrying out outstanding work in scientific fields of international relevance and who exceptionally contribute to the advancement of science, to the better knowledge of the human being and their coexistence, to the transfer of technology and the progress of Humanity.
The ceremony included speeches, an essay titled 'The transfer of knowledge as a key to success' and a video presentation of the winners. Closing the ceremony King Felipe VI gave a speech and Their Majesties were photographed with the winners.