Wessex Institute of Technology, or WIT as it is commonly known, is an organization located in New Forest in Central Southern England that highly values research and collaboration. Every year during their annual conference WIT awards the Prigogine Medal in honor of Nobel Prize winner Ilya Prigogene. Their annual conference is designed to connect academic programs and encourage research in multiple disciplines. In addition, WIT is also home to WIT Press, their in-house publishing service that publishes the conference proceedings and other peer-reviewed research.