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  • Nobel Prize, awarded annually since 1901, from the bequest of Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel
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  • Nobel Industries (Scotland), a UK chemicals company founded by Alfred Nobel
  • Nobel Industries (Sweden) - UK chemicals company founded by Alfred Nobel, merged in 1994 with Azko.
  • Nobel Biocare, a bio-tech company, formerly a subsidiary of Nobel Industries
  • Akzo Nobel, the result of the merger between Akzo and Nobel Industries in 1994
  • Nobel Ltd, an international telecommunications company founded in 1998 by Thomas C. Knobel
  • Nobel, Ontario, a village located on Ontario, Canada.

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Alfred Nobel (135 words)
Since 1901, the Nobel Prize has been honoring men and women from all corners of the globe for outstanding achievements in physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, and for work in peace.
The foundations for the prize were laid in 1895 when Alfred Nobel wrote his last will, leaving much of his wealth to the establishment of the Nobel Prize.
Articles, photographs, a slide show and poetry written by Nobel himself are presented here to give a glimpse of a man whose varied interests are reflected in the prize he established.
Nobel Prizes - MSN Encarta (715 words)
Nobel Prizes, annual monetary awards granted to individuals or institutions for outstanding contributions in the fields of physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, international peace, and economic sciences.
In 1900 the Nobel Foundation was established to manage the fund and to administer the activities of the institutions charged with selecting winners.
In the fall of the year preceding the award, Nobel committees distribute invitations to members of the prize-awarding bodies, to previous Nobel prize winners, and to professors in relevant fields at certain colleges and universities.
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