The University of Twente Funds Foundation is to present the Van den Kroonenberg Prize at the annual Innovation Lecture. Each year, this enterprise award is given to a young entrepreneur with a demonstrable link to the University of Twente whose work in a given field has earned them a reputation. The prize is a tribute to Prof. H.H. van den Kroonenberg, a former Rector Magnificus, who made exceptional efforts to encourage new entrepreneurship within the University of Twente. The prize consists of a sum of money (€ 4,500), a certificate and an artwork, created by Mohana van den Kroonenberg.
The 2016 winner was: dr.ir. G.C. van den Eijkel - Focal B.V.