Every year, the ‘Nederlandse Biotechnologie Vereniging’ awards the Zilveren Zandloper Innovation (odd year) or the Zilveren Zandloper Education (even year) awards. The prize consists of an statuette and a money prize of € 2500,- and is awarded during the NBC. These awards are given to a person/entrepreneur or group of people/entrepreneurs that have successfully contributed to the field of biotechnology in either innovation or education.
In 2021 the Zilveren Zandloper Education Award will be awarded. Submit your nominee by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the forms on the left of this page. Candidates for this category are teachers from higher education (WO or HBO) that have contributed in an outstanding way to biotechnology education the last two years.
- Candidates can be only nominated by a person working at a university in the Netherlands, research institute or company;
- Candidates for the Zilveren Zandloper award must be employed in the field of biotechnology in academia;
- Candidates cannot nominate themselves;
- Candidates must not be informed about their nomination.
De deadline for nominations is the 1st of July 2022.
Presentation and award ceremony: During NBC-22, 21 September 2022.
The jury consists of one member of the board of NBV and two external people. Decisions of the jury cannot be challenged.