Josef Penninger Wittgenstein Award winner 2014

The 2014 Wittgenstein Award went to Josef Penninger, the Scientific Director of the Institute for Molecular Biotechnology (IMBA) at the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW). The Wittgenstein Award is endowed with up to €1.5 million over a period of five years, and it is Austria's largest and most prestigious research prize awarded by the FWF.

In addition to the Wittgenstein Award recipient, eight outstanding junior researchers were chosen for the START Programme.

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International Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Policy Evaluation Conference

The international evaluation conference " New Horizons / New Challenges: evaluation of STI policies, instruments and organisations " provides an open forum for evaluators, scientists, research managers, authorities and STI policy makers to debate challenging developments in STI policy and their effects on evaluation theory and practice.