The Ammodo KNAW Award is intended to encourage unfettered fundamental scientific research. The target group of the Ammodo KNAW Award is internationally recognised researchers working in the Netherlands who received their PhDs within the last fifteen years. The Award consists of eight sums of money each of 300,000 euros. The recipients of the Award can use this money at their own discretion to fund either their own research or a research project which they are leading into fundamental scientific issues.
The Ammodo KNAW Award will be granted once every two years and covers all disciplines:
Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)