Program Dutch Data Prize event

26 October 2020

On the 18th of November, the Dutch Data Prize will be awarded to a researcher or research group who makes extra contributions to science by making research data available for (additional) research. In order to win this prize, researchers can nominate themselves or another researcher or research group.

Prior to the award ceremony, RDNL is organising an online event with partners. The program is now available. New parallel sessions on the theme Together We Share will be added regularly in the coming weeks.


10:00          Start, welcome, housekeeping announcements

10:05          Welcome by RDNL

10:15          Keynote about EOSC by prof. ir. Karel Luyben

10:45          Break

11:00         Parallel sessions (this list will be regularly expanded and updated with new sessions in the coming weeks.)

  • Share 2 Have Impact: How Libraries Help Share Research Data | UKB working group on Research Data: Fieke Schoots (ULeiden), Annemiek van der Kuil (UU) and Madeleine de Smaele (TU Delft)
  • Trust is Not Enough | Jacquelijn Ringersma, Coordinator Data Management, Wageningen University & Research and LCRDM advisory group member

11:30          Break

11:45          Award ceremony RDNL Data Prize 2020

12:00          Closing

The Dutch Data Prize: Together We Share

The Data Award is awarded in three categories. Curious about which datasets could be the winner? These links show the datasets per category: 

The winners of the Dutch Data Prize will be awarded € 5,000 to make their dataset more accessible (for example by organizing a symposium or making data available online) and a sculpture. This year, 3 incentive prizes will also be awarded.

Please register

If you want to attend the event, please register online


The Dutch Data Prize 2020 is offered to you by 4TU. Centre for Research DataDANSDTLNetwerk Digitaal ErfgoedNetherlands eScience CenterLandelijk Coördinatiepunt Research Data Management (LCRDM), Open AIRESURFsara and the Research Data Working Group of a partnership between the university libraries and Koninklijk Bibliotheek.

More information

If you have any questions about the Data Prize, please contact Want to stay up-to-date? There is a digital newsletter about the Data Prize, please sign up here. You can also visit the RDNL website.

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