Editor of Organic Electronics receives prestigious Spinoza Prize

The NWO Spinoza Prize is the highest Dutch award in science. NWO awards the prize to Dutch researchers who rank among the absolute top of science. NWO awards the NWO Spinoza Prizes each year to researchers working in the Netherlands and who according to international standards belong to the absolute top of science. The Spinoza Laureates perform outstanding and ground-breaking research, which has a large impact. They inspire young researchers. They receive 2.5 million euro each for scientific research.

René Janssen, one of the Editors of Organic Electronics, will receive the 2015 Spinoza Prize, awarded by the Dutch Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). Janssen, based at the Technical University of Eindhoven, has been awarded the prize for his work on the global transition to sustainable energy. Janssen has deciphered the subtle interaction in the transfer from solar power to electricity on a nano scale.