The Taiwanese businessman Samual YIN has announced to fund, starting from 2014, a Chinese version of the Nobel prize, the “Tang Award”, named after the golden age of Chinese civilization. It will be awarded for sustainable developments, biopharmaceutical science, sinology and rules of law. The winners will receive 1.35 million USD plus 341.000 USD research funds. The donation is at 102 million USD

Press release of Tang Prize Foundation, January 28, 2013;