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Dijkhuizen in top three Most entrepreneurial scientist of the Netherlands

12 June 2012

Prof. Lubbert Dijkhuizen received third prize in the competition of the ‘ Most entrepreneurial scientist of the Netherlands’. The awards were handed out by jury chairman Sijbolt Noorda (Chairman of the Association of Universities in the Netherlands, VSNU) during the annual Valorisation Day on June 6th, at the Beurs of Berlage. All candidates were nominated by rectores magnifici and deans of all Dutch universities.  

National Valorisation Committee

The awards for the 'Most Entrepreneurial Scientist of the Netherlands' are created to honour the efforts of those who successfully combine science and entrepreneurship. The competition is organized by Science Alliance in cooperation with, among others, the National Valorisation Committee, the Association of Universities in the Netherlands, and the Technology Foundation STW.

Carbohydrate Competence Centre

Dijkhuizen, professor in microbial physiology at the Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology Institute (GBB), is initiator and founding member of the Carbohydrate Competence Centre. This research centre cooperates with industrial and public partners to obtain high-quality knowledge of synthesizing and modifying carbohydrates with the aim of stimulating innovation and contributing to the fields of a healthier and more sustainable society.

The top three at the award ceremony on June 6th (from left to right):Prof. Lubbert Dijkhuizen (University of Groningen), Prof. Clemens van Blitterswijk (University of Twente) and Prof. Paul Savelkoul (VU University Medical Center Amsterdam)
The top three at the award ceremony on June 6th (from left to right):Prof. Lubbert Dijkhuizen (University of Groningen), Prof. Clemens van Blitterswijk (University of Twente) and Prof. Paul Savelkoul (VU University Medical Center Amsterdam)
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