Announcement: Umicore Materials Technology PhD Award

The FNR is pleased to announce that applications are open for the Umicore Materials Technology PhD Award, to be awarded by the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO), and the Fund for Scientific Research-FNRS (F.R.S.-FNRS). The award, an initiative by Umicore, bears a 10,000 EUR prize. 

The award recognises original contributions in one of the following fields:

  • Recycling / resources scarcity (related to metals)
  • Materials for catalysis
  • Materials for batteries

This award amounts to 10,000 EUR and will be granted to a researcher having obtained his/her PhD between 1 January, 2014 and 31 December, 2015 from a recognised university (world‐wide).

The deadline for this award is Monday, 1 August, 2016. 

More information

For more information pertaining to this programme (including the Regulations and the Application form), please visit the FWO website

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