Grants & Awards

Many TU/e researchers are among the world’s elite within their discipline. We are proud to share our researchers who have received honorable distinctions, research subsidies or awards for their scientific research.


Gravitation Program

With the Gravitation program, the Dutch Government aims to encourage research by consortia of top researchers in the Netherlands. Researchers must be carrying out innovative and influential research in their field. The Netherlands organization for Scientific Research is realizing the selection procedure for this program with respect to direct government funding at the request of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science.

  • Materials-driven regeneration, 2016 (Eindhoven, Utrecht, UMCU, Hubrecht)
  • Netherlands Center for Multiscale Energy Conversion, 2014 (Eindhoven, Utrecht, Enschede)
  • Networks, 2014 (Eindhoven, Amsterdam, Leiden, CWI)
  • Research Center for Integrated Nano-Photonics, 2014 (Eindhoven)
  • Research Center for Functional Molecular Systems, 2013 (Eindhoven, Nijmegen, Groningen)

Recent Grants & Awards

International science prizes for Bert Meijer

Nagoya Gold Medal of Organic Chemistry 

In 2017, Japan’s highest award for chemistry scientists, the Nagoya Gold Medal of Organic Chemistry, was presented to Bert Meijer, TU/e professor of Organic Chemistry. Meijer thus joins an illustrious group of 22 predecessors, including several winners of Nobel Prizes, Franklin Medals and Wolf Prizes.

Chirality Medal 2018

In 2018 Bert Meijer received the Chirality Medal 2018. This prize is reserved for an elite list of laureates that includes four Nobel prize winners. The Chirality Medal was initiated by the Societa Chimica Italiana in 1991 to honor internationally recognized scientists who have made a distinguished contribution to the study of chirality.