Research

FWO - IBM INNOVATION AWARD 2021

Funding organisation:FWO Wetenschappelijke Onderzoeksgemeenschap

What?
Through the patronage of IBM Belgium, the FWO awards an annual "IBM Innovation Award". 

In recognition of an outstanding PhD thesis that presents an original contribution to informatics or its applications in one of the following fields:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Social Media
  • Analytics & Big Data
  • Mobile Computing
  • Cyber Security
  • Cloud Computing
The informatics part should be both advanced and progressive.

The prize amounts to €5,000.

Who?
Eligible applicants:

  • You are a postdoctoral researcher who has obtained his/her PhD thesis from a Flemish University or the Royal Military Academy between 1 January 2020 and 31 December 2020.
  • You are affiliated to a recognized university or the Royal Military Academy at the time of the deadline.

Application?
Submit your application to prijzen@fwo.be using the appropriate form on July 1, 2021 at the latest. A scientific jury will evaluate all the applications and will select the winner.

Regulations?
The regulations can be found via this link.

More information?
More information and the application form can be found here.

Deadline:01.07.2021

Contact Hasselt University?
E-mail: raphaela.delahaye@uhasselt.be
Tel.: +3211269175