The AIC every year awards the prize to a young members for his/her important results in a research developed by using crystallographic methods.
The prize that exists since the year 1998, was dedicated in 2006 to the Professor Mario Nardelli to honour his outstanding contributions to the development of the Italian crystallography.
The awardee is selected upon the unquestionable judgement of a commission named by the AIC board (CdP). The winner receives a medal, a certificate and a monetary prize (presently of € 500).
The deadline for submission is normally April 15th each year. More information is available on the AIC website for each specific issue of the prize.
The winners of the all the Nardelli Prize are listed in the Medals and AIC Awards page.