Faris Nizamic and Tuan Anh Nguyen are PhD students at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. In 2012 they won the University of Groningen Green Mind Award with their plan to reduce energy consumption in the Bernoulliborg with the help of smart sensor networks that regulated the lighting and heat. The two researchers have now founded the company Sustainable Buildings, which helps clients to reduce energy consumption by up to 35%. The company was recently awarded the Startup Fast Track Award by the Energy Academy Europe, as well as the Pioneers Challenge Community Award 2015 in Vienna.
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M-grants are usually up to EUR 350,000 and intended for innovative, high quality, fundamental research and / or studies involving matters of scientific urgency.
The wolf has returned, but humans are also responsible for a ‘landscape of fear’ in nature reserves. Deer are avoiding recreational areas during the day, both on the landscape scale and in the proximity of recreational trails. On the landscape scale...
The grant is for her project ‘Decoding the functional diversity of the yeast killer toxicome by CRISPRi in the multi-drug resistant fungal pathogen Candida glabrata’.
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