Olga Botner interviewed at a press conference at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

© Nobel Prize Outreach. Photo: A. Mahmoud

Press room for the Nobel Foundation and the outreach activities of the Nobel Prize

The Nobel Foundation is a private institution established in 1900 based on the will of Alfred Nobel. The main task is to manage the assets made available through the will, and the intellectual property related to the Nobel Prize that has developed over the years.

On 27 November 1895, Alfred Nobel signed his last will and testament, giving the largest share of his fortune to a series of prizes in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature and Peace – the Nobel Prizes. In 1968, Sveriges Riksbank (Sweden’s central bank) established The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.

Several outreach organisations and activities have been developed to inspire generations and disseminate knowledge about the Nobel Prize. The entities include: Nobel Prize Outreach and the Nobel Prize Museum, all located in Stockholm, as well as the Nobel Peace Prize, the Research & Information AS and the Nobel Peace Center Foundation, all located in Oslo. You can read more about these activities here. 


Here you can find the latest press releases.

Press conference

© Nobel Media. Photo: Rasmus Lundgren

Här finns pressmeddelanden på svenska och norska.


© Nobel Media AB. Photo: A. Mahmoud

Here you can find images of Nobel Prize laureates and public events.

Strickland recieving medal

Donna Strickland receives her Nobel Prize from the King of Sweden.

© Nobel Media. Photo: Alexander Mahmoud

Here you can find published documents.

A bust of Alfred Nobel

© Nobel Prize Outreach, photo: Pi Frisk.


The Nobel Foundation has decided that the 2023 Nobel Prize will amount to SEK 11 million per prize category. This represents an increase of SEK 1 million per prize category compared to the previous few years.  

Reinhard Genzel’s Nobel Prize medal

© Nobel Prize Outreach. Photo: Bernhard Ludewig

New exhibition at the Nobel Prize Museum

Exhibition time: 30 September 2023 – 7 January 2024
Throughout history, humans have been fascinated by fungi. They are all around us and inside us, but they often remain invisible. In September, a new exhibition, Fungi – In Art and Science, is opening at the Nobel Prize Museum in Stockholm. It will showcase how both art and science explore fungi.
Seana Gavin - Mindful Mushroom

© Seana Gavin – Mindful Mushroom, 2017

Nobel Center

The new Nobel Center at Slussen in Stockholm will offer a broad range of public activities including exhibitions, school programmes, lectures and conversations about the major issues of the future. The public activities that are already being conducted around the world, digitally and at the Nobel Prize Museum in Stockholm’s Old Town, will be further developed and scaled up for the opening of the Nobel Center.

Illustration of the view from inside the Nobel Center

Illustration of the view from inside the Nobel Center.

Illustration: TMRW.inc