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
    • Social Media
    • Analytics & Big Data
    • Mobile Computing
    • Cyber Security
    • Cloud 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 2019 and 31 December 2019.
  • You are affiliated to a recognized university or the Royal Military Academy at the time of the deadline (March 31, 2020).

Procedure

  • Submit your application to prijzen@fwo.be using the appropriate form on March 31, 2020 at the latest.
  • A scientific jury evaluates all applications
  • The jury selects the winner.
  • The Board of Trustees decides on the allocation.

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