Created to celebrate academic creativity and innovation, the Awards recognise those who have studied in Europe and whose professional accomplishments have made a significant and lasting impact in the field of higher education in Europe or North America.
2018 WINNERS Winners of the Innovation in Academia Awards in Europe and North America
Innovation in Academia Award for Science and Business: Matthias Heinemann
Professor of Molecular Systems Biology at the University of Grongingen. He leads a research programme which aims to generate a system-level understanding of (microbial) metabolism, for which he uses budding yeast as a model. Part of this endeavour is also to unravel the metabolic changes during aging.