Her Royal Highness Princess Letizia of Asturias Presides Over the XXV Edition of the Premios Rey Jaime I. (VIDEO)

On November 25, 2013, Her Royal Highness Princess Letizia of Asturias arrived at the Lonja de los Mercaderes in Valencia to preside over the XXV Edition of the Premios Rey Jaime I de Ciencia e Investigación.

The awards are presented to distinguished scientists and researchers in the fields of Basic Research, Economics, Medical Research, Environmental Protection, New Technologies and Entrepreneurship.  The winners receive a 100,000 Euros, gold medal, diploma, and are invited to join the High Consultative Council on Research and Development of the Presidency of the Generalitat Valenciana.

The winners of the XXV Edition of the Premios Rey Jaime I de Ciencia e Investigación are Mr. Manel Esteller Badosa (Basic Research), Mr. Francesc Xavier Vives Torrents (Economics), Mr. Jesús F. San Miguel Izquierdo(Medical Research), Mr. Xavier Querol (Environmental Protection), Mr. Antonio González Colas (New Technologies) and Mr. Pedro Espinosa Martínez (Entrepreneurship).