Four prominent academics from the University of Groningen have been awarded EUR 1.5 million each, to be spent on five years of research and the establishment of their own research groups. They have been awarded VICI grants as part of NWO’s Innovational Research Incentives Scheme (‘Vernieuwingsimpuls’).
NWO awards VICI grants on the basis of the researchers’ quality, the innovative nature and academic impact of their research proposal and application of knowledge. The VICI grants are intended for ‘excellent, experienced researchers who have successfully developed a new research line and thus established themselves prominently at both national and international levels’, says NWO.
This year there were 202 applicants for a VICI grant. A total of 31 academics have eventually been awarded VICI grants.
Sebastian Firk and co-authors André Hanelt, Björn Hildebrandt and Lutz M. Kolbe have recently won two awards for their paper titled ‘Digital M&A, digital innovation and firm performance: an empirical investigation’. The authors received the...
The faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) is pleased to announce that as per 1 February 2023 Dr. Edlira Shehu has been appointed as Professor of Digital Marketing. The chair is situated within the Department of Marketing.
Today, the deans of technology of the four technological universities (4TU) and the University of Groningen have submitted an Integral Sector Plan for Technology to the Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science. The plan’s ambition is to...
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