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:

    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Analytics & Big Data
    • Cyber Security
    • (Hybrid) Cloud Computing
    • Quantum Computing

The informatics part of the work must be both thorough and advanced.

Profile and conditions

  • You are a postdoctoral researcher who has obtained his/her PhD thesis from a Flemish University or the Royal Military Academy between 1 January 2021 and 31 December 2021.
  • You are affiliated to a recognized university or the Royal Military Academy at the time of the deadline (March 4th, 2022).

Procedure

  • Submit your application to prijzen@fwo.be using the appropriate form on March 4th, 2022 at the latest.
  • A scientific jury evaluates all applications
  • The jury selects the winner

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