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UG students nominated for Noorden Digitaal Talent Award

You can vote until 7 February
02 February 2021

Six promising digital talents, including two UG students, have been nominated for the Noorden Digitaal Talent Award. Noorden Digitaal, a networking organization for digital society, awards this prize to offer students and school pupils from the provinces of Groningen, Friesland and Drenthe a platform to showcase their digital discoveries and solutions.

UG students Yulia Akinina and Leonardo Arriagada have been nominated for the award. Akinina has an idea for a digital solution to diagnose language disabilities while Arriagada wants to shed more light on the creative capabilities that computers could also possess. Their video pitches can be watched on the Noorden Digitaal website.


The Noorden Digitaal Talent Award comprises a prize awarded by an expert jury as well as an audience award for the project that receives the most votes. The audience vote is open on the website until Sunday 7 February.

Award ceremony

The State Secretary of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, Mona Keijzer, will announce the winners via a livestream on Wednesday 10 February at 4 p.m. as part of the national Nederland Digitaal conference.

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