Netherlands Prize for ICT Research 2023: Nominate candidates now

The Netherlands Prize for ICT Research is awarded annually by the members of the ICT Research Platform Netherlands (IPN)*, to recognise outstanding research in computer science. Anyone active in this field can nominate candidates for the award, which consists of €50,000 euros to spend freely on ICT research plus a certificate and a sculpture. The ICT Prize is also made possible by generous grant from COMMIT\.

The prize is intended for an academic scientific researcher who conducts innovative research or is responsible for a scientific breakthrough in the field of ICT. The prize is intended as a tribute to the researcher as a person and as a promotion of the field of ICT. As a rule, the prize is awarded to one person and is intended for Dutch nationals or foreign nationals who have conducted their research at Dutch educational and/or research institutions. In exceptional cases, the prize can be jointly awarded to several persons, if the scientific research has been carried out jointly by both.

In the selection, it is taken into account whether the researcher has shown that the researcher can communicate the results achieved to the public in understandable language. The winner of the prize will be involved in a publication to be published by NWO with an accessible explanation of the awarded work and its importance, which will be distributed digitally to schools and other institutions.

The Netherlands Prize for ICT Research is administered by the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities (KHMW). To nominate a candidate, please e-mail the society’s secretary natural and medical sciences, Prof. A. P. IJzerman, at The closing date for the receipt of nominations is 15 November 2023. You will find all the necessary information to submit a nomination in the Jury regulations for the Dutch Prize for ICT research.

About KHMW

The Royal Holland Society for Sciences and Humanities (KHMW) was founded in 1752. Its goal is to promote science and to build bridges between science and society. It does so by holding competitions, presenting awards for scientific achievements, organizing lectures and staging scientific conferences. The Royal Holland Society for Sciences and Humanities has been based at Hodshon House in Haarlem since 1841.

*with the exception of WUR