Ministry of Education introduces valorisation prize

The Ministry of Education of the Netherlands has announced that it will introduce the Stevin premium for societally relevant research from next year on. With 2,5 million euro's, the Stevin premium is on par with the prestigious Spinoza premiums for excellent research conducted in the Netherlands. Every year, two researchers will receive the Stevin premium, which will be awarded at the same time as the Spinoza premiums. More information on the Stevin premium can be found on https://www.rijksoverheid.nl/actueel/nieuws/2017/09/12/valorisatie-beloond-met-nationale-stevinpremie