Medal

The Vietsch Foundation awards a Medal of Honour on an annual basis.

Who will be eligible to be awarded the next Vietsch Foundation Medal of Honour?

Eligible are new initiatives which have led to new organisational forms that help accelerate innovation in the internet community or to new services. The annual Medal of the Vietsch Foundation not only can recognise the individual or team who came with the original idea, but also those who managed to arrange an organisational set-up so that the original bright idea led to a sustainable organisation/service.

Nominating people who you consider are worthy recpients of the medal:

Send an e-mail explaining the reasons that you find the proposed candidate worthy of such an award to: nominations@vietsch-foundation.org

Medal award 2017
Medal award 2017John Boland, outgoing Chief Executive of HEAnet, Ireland’s National Education and Research Network has been awarded the Vietsch Foundation’s medalRead More
Medal award 2016
Medal award 2016Jan Gruntorád, Director of CESNET, the association operating the Czech Republic’s national e-infrastructure of the same name, was awarded the medalRead More
Medal award 2015
Medal award 2015The first Vietsch Foundation medals of honour have been awarded to Andrew Cormack, Chief Regulatory Adviser at Jisc and Roland Hedberg, senior researRead More