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CARMATOP wins 3rd prize RAAK Award 2015

Thursday, December 10, 2015

The RAAK project CARMATOP (Carbon Management for Tour Operators), managed by NHTV and finished last spring, won 3rd prize at this year’s RAAK award. The award ceremony took place at the annual SIA-congress on December 10, 2015; SIA being the funding agency for RAAK projects. Project leader Paul Peeters received the award from the jury chair, Margo Brouns. The award offers a stage for leading applied research by universities of applied sciences (UAS). This way Regieorgaan SIA wants to increase awareness and quality of UAS research.

From the jury (own translation from SIA website):
"Intensive cooperation between researchers and tour operators ensured a very detailed and user-friendly emissions calculator for tour packages. Thanks to this project, consumers will be able to choose a more sustainable holiday package in the near future. According to the jury the researchers have been able to address a very current but also challenging issue together with all relevant branche partners, in a smart way."