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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M1 grants have an amount of around EUR 360,000 and are intended for realizing curiosity-driven, fundamental research of high quality and / or scientific urgency.
Eleven partners from three countries (The Netherlands, Spain, and Cyprus) and the European Science Engagement Association have developed teaching modules on biodiversity, water management, and bird migration.
Last week, Ben Feringa and Anouk Lubbe presented the first copy of their book Alledaagse Moleculen (Everyday Molecules) to minister Robbert Dijkgraaf. The richly illustrated book offers an accessible overview of 180 substances in our daily lives....
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