Novozymes Prize Lecture​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

June 3, 2024

Lecture hall A | Aula Congress Centre | TU Delft

Jack Pronk​

About the event

Jack Pronk has been awarded the 2024 Novozymes Prize for revolutionary advances in the industrial production of biofuels and chemicals.

You are invited to join the Novozymes Prize Lecture of Professor Jack Pronk, which will be held at the TU Delft | Aula Congress Centre (building 20), Lecture hall A on Monday, June 3rd, 2024

The session will start at 15.30h.

Registration is required

Deadline for registration: Wednesday May 22nd, 2024

***There is limited capacity, full is full***

Note: The lecture will count as a Kluyver Colloquium for PhD candidates at the Department of Biotechnology

About the Prize

The Novozymes Prize recognises outstanding research or technology contributions that benefit the development of biotechnological science for innovative solutions. The Prize is awarded annually and is intended to further raise awareness of basic and applied biotechnology research.

About Jack Pronk

  • 1986 MSc in biology (cum laude), Leiden University1991PhD in microbial physiology, TU Delft

  • 1991-1999 Assistant Professor, TU Delft

  • 1999- Professor of Industrial Microbiology, TU Delft

  • 2002-2013 Co-founder and Scientific Director, Kluyver Centre for Genomics of Industrial Fermentation

  • 2015 Fellow of the American Society of Microbiology

  • 2015 Professor of Excellence Award, TU Delft

  • 2018 International Metabolic Engineering Award

  • 2019- Head of the Department of Biotechnology, TU Delft

  • 2020 Member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences

  • 2021 Knight in the Order of the Netherlands Lion




Aula Conference Centre | TU Delft

Building 20

Room Lecture Hall A

Mekelweg 5

2628 CC Delft

Reception | Hortus Botanicus Delft

Poortland 6

2628 BM Delft