IBM Innovation Award

Objective

IBM attaches great importance to promoting research in informatics and its applications. Through the patronage of IBM Belgium, the FWO awards an annual "IBM Innovation Award".

Features

  • Prize amounts to €5,000
  • In recognition of an outstanding PhD thesis that presents an original contribution to informatics or its applications in one of the following fields:
    • Cognitive Computing
    • Social Media
    • Analytics & Big Data
    • Mobile Computing
    • Cyber Security
    • Cloud Computing

Profile and conditions

  • You are a researcher who has defended his/her PhD thesis between 1 January 2016 and 31 December 2016.
  • You are affiliated to a recognized university or the Royal Military Academy at the time of the deadline.

Procedure

  • Submit your application using the appropriate form on March 1, 2017 at the latest..
  • A scientific jury evaluates all the applications
  • The jury selects the winner.
  • The Board of Trustees decides on the allocation.

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