Excellent accomplishments deserve extra attention and acknowledgement. Therefore, the University Fund Wageningen grants awards to those people who have achieved such excellence. Furthermore, these awards underline the good level of education and research held at Wageningen University & Research (WUR).
Thesis AwardThe yearly Thesis Award is for WUR students who have written an excellent thesis or publication in the master phase of their study.
Research AwardThe Research Award is granted from now on once every year to a WUR-researcher, younger than 40 years of age, who has published an outstanding and original scientific article in the calendar year preceding the ceremony.
AtlasInvest Entrepreneurship Grant
The AtlasInvest Entrepreneurship Grant (AIEG) supports student-entrepreneurs with impactful ideas. Two grants are awarded yearly: the Impact Award for ideas with maximum sustainable impact, and the Start-Up Award for commercially promising ideas.
Feike Sijbesma Sustainable Innovation Award
The Feike Sijbesma Sustainable Innovation Award is an incentive award for innovative entrepreneurs (<7 years) with a focus on scalable sustainable climate-proof food systems with a positive impact on society and the environment.