Supporting IHES

IHES celebrates the closure of the 5 million-euro challenge gift from the Simons Foundation

The ceremony of completion of the 5m€ Challenge Grant from the Simons Foundation took place on May 20 in presence of Jim and Marilyn Simons, co-founders of the Simons Foundation.
This private dinner gathered 30 guests, including Jean-Claude Trichet, Marwan Lahoud, the physicist Thibault Damour and the mathematician Maxim Kontsevich.

Jean-Laurent Bonnafé and BNP Paribas hosted the event at Hôtel de Mondragon in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris.

This dinner celebrated also the recent one million euro gift from BNP Paribas to IHES, placing it among the first donors of IHES third fundraising campaign. ­