NWO Physics Valorisation Prize

The NWO Physics Valorisation Prize has been established to encourage knowledge utilisation from physics research. The prize is awarded to a Dutch researcher (or research group) within the field of physics who has successfully managed to make the results from his or her own research useful for society. The NWO Physics Valorisation Prize is a conferred honour and an inspiring example for others.

Davide Iannuzzi, winner of the NWO physics Valorisation Prize, awarded by Margrethe Jonkman (Global Director Research & Development FrieslandCampina) during Physics@Veldhoven 2019. Credits: Bram SaeysDavide Iannuzzi, winner of the NWO physics Valorisation Prize, awarded by Margrethe Jonkman (Global Director Research & Development FrieslandCampina) during Physics@Veldhoven 2019. Credits: Bram Saeys

The winner receives a payment of 250.000 euro. Of this, 235.000 euro is intended for a new research project determined by the winner with a duration of two to four years. The other 15.000 euro can be used by the winner as he or she wishes.

Call open

The nominations for the NWO Physics Valorisation Prize can be submitted until 1 May 2019.

More information

For further information please contact Jeroen van Houwelingen, telephone +31 30 600 12 44.

Winners of the FOM Valorisation Prize are:
2018: Davide Iannuzzi
2017: Erwin Peterman en Gijs Wuite
2016: Ekkes Brück 
2015: Jo van den Brand
2014: Dave Blank en Guus Rijnders
2013: Freek Beekman
2012: Joost Frenken
2011: Pieter Kruit
2010: Fred Bijkerk 
2009: Richard van de Sanden


Prijzenposter Natuurkunde 2019

Contact

dr. Jeroen van Houwelingen dr. Jeroen van Houwelingen +31 (0)30 600 12 44 j.vanhouwelingen@nwo.nl