Vlerick offers management programme to Agoria Award winner
There’s light at the end of the tunnel for students working hard to meet the approaching thesis deadline. For the one who submits the winning thesis for this year’s Agoria Award– a prize for technological research and innovation – the reward could be very interesting. Not only is there a cheque for € 500, but the winner is also offered a management programme that fits their background at Vlerick Business School. An exceptional opportunity, and without a doubt a terrific career boost!
The Agoria Award is an initiative of Agoria, Belgium’s largest trade association for the technology industry, in collaboration with Scriptie vzw, which awards the prestigious annual Flemish Thesis Prize. Since 2008, contestants for the Flemish Thesis Prize who have written a thesis with a technological perspective can automatically compete for the Agoria Prize. Via this prize, Agoria spotlights research by young scientists.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
You can participate in the Flemish Thesis Prize and the Agoria Prize 2016 until 2 October by uploading your thesis – accompanied by a journalistic article – via www.scriptieprijs.be/en. A jury will assess the theses and articles for their technological value, newsworthiness, readability and linguistic usage. In a second phase, a shortlist of three nominees will compete against each other in a presentation before the Agoria jury, in which Walter Van Dyck – Professor of Innovation Management at Vlerick Business School – will also be represented. Will you follow in the footsteps of recent winners Jasper Van Hoorick (2014) and Jan Fokedey (2015)?