Our Philosophy

"The trustees of the Infosys Science Foundation dream of an India where the poorest children can have reasonable access to nutrition, education, healthcare, and shelter, and have confidence in a better future."

- N R Narayana Murthy

Who we are

The Infosys Science Foundation, a not-for-profit trust, was set up in 2009 by Infosys and members of its Board, with the objective of encouraging, recognizing, and fostering world class scientific research connected to India.

What we do

The Foundation furthers its objectives primarily through the Infosys Prize an annual award, to honor outstanding achievements of researchers and scientists in six categories - Economics, Engineering & Computer Science, Humanities & Social Sciences, Life Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, and Physical Sciences. Recipients of this annual award receive a citation from a distinguished international jury and a purse of a 100,000 USD.

The Infosys Prize

The Infosys Prize

The flagship initiative of the Infosys Science Foundation, Infosys Prize is among the largest awards in India recognizing excellence in science and research.

The Infosys Prize

Communities we work with

The Foundation also partners with educational institutions around the world to host lectures featuring Infosys Prize laureates and jurors aiming to spark curiosity and inspire the next generation of scholars. The Foundation creates conversations around science and society, engaging with various sections of the community, through talks, initiatives, workshops and training.