The winner of the award shall receive a cash prize of €30,000

Fundación MAPFRE is opening its call for entries for the ninth edition of the Julio Castelo Matrán International Insurance Award. The winner of the biannual award will receive a cash prize of €30,000. The award will be made in recognition of scientific research work or innovation projects of significant importance on matters related to insurance and social protection.

This award is open to individuals or institutions that have conducted scientific research work or developed or innovation projects of significant importance, whose results have led to the expansion of insurance activity in society, and contributed to economic stability through insurance and/or social protection.

Applications and supporting documentation can be submitted in English, Spanish or Portuguese, up to March 2018, in line with the terms and conditions of the awards, which are available at

This award pays tribute to Julio Castelo Matrán, former Chairman and CEO of MAPFRE, one of the driving forces behind the growth and development of the company.