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Welcome to the Turing Foundation

The Turing Foundation is a private charity based in the Netherlands and spends its funds on behalf of four goals: The Turing Foundation was established in 2006 by Pieter Geelen and his wife, using the wealth he acquired as co-founder of TomTom NV, a company listed at the Dutch stock exchange.


Most recent projects: January 2016
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Model Crocrodrome, Jean Tinguely (1977)
January 2016
'Jean Tinguely: Machines - Spectacle - Destruction', Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 2016-2017
The Swiss artist Jean Tinguely (1925-1991) was part of the Nouveau Réalisme artistic... more

'Good schools, safe schools', Walungu, D.R. Congo
January 2016
'Good schools, safe schools', Walungu, D.R. Congo, 2016-2017
War Child aims to make a positive and lasting change to the lives of children and young people in conflict zones by... more

'Rembrandt's Naked Truth', Rembrandthuis, Amsterdam, 2016
January 2016
'Rembrandt's Naked Truth', Rembrandthuis, Amsterdam, 2016
The Rembrandt House Museum is organising an exhibition on drawing nude models in Rembrandt van Rijn's time. Fifty works by... more

Energy Exchange Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam and Hermitage Amsterdam, Amsterdam
January 2016
Energy Exchange Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam and Hermitage Amsterdam, Amsterdam, 2016-2018
The Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam is building a connection with the Hermitage Amsterdam's... more

The Holland Festival
January 2016
Holland Festival, 2016
For 68 years Holland Festival has been presenting a diverse range of world class performances and concerts. The Turing Foundation is supporting the Holland... more

Festival Classique 2015
January 2016
Festival Classique, Den Haag, 2016
Festival Classique is an annual music festival in The Hague that presents classical music in an accessible way to a new and wide audience. Its... more

Janine Jansen, International Chamber Music Festival Utrecht, 2015
January 2016
International Chamber Music Festival Utrecht, 2016
The top violinist Janine Jansen has been the leading light and standard bearer of the International Chamber Music Festival Utrecht... more

Randomised controlled trials of methotrexate in Erythema Nodosum Leprosum
January 2016
Randomised controlled trials of methotrexate in Erythema Nodosum Leprosum, 2016-2019,
Erythema Nodosum Leprosum (ENL) is a serious and very painful leprosy complication. It is often... more

Identification of leprosy associated immune signatures that aid as early signals for determination of type I and type II reactions in leprosy, Karigiri, India, 2016-2019
January 2016
Identification of leprosy associated immune signatures that aid as early signals for determination of type I and type II reactions in leprosy, Karigiri, India, 2016-2019
Early recognition and treatment of leprosy... more

Comparative sequencing analysis of genes associated with susceptibility to leprosy and its reactive states (2016-2017)
January 2016
Comparative sequencing analysis of genes associated with susceptibility to leprosy and its reactive states (2016-2017)
Developing leprosy is highly dependent on the host's genetic... more

Biomarkers for early detection of leprosy using comparative transcriptomics, 2016-2017
January 2016
Biomarkers for early detection of leprosy using comparative transcriptomics, 2016-2017
Leprosy is usually only diagnosed at a late stage. Diagnosis is based mainly on the presence... more

Taking blood samples for the IDEAL biobank
January 2016
IDEAL, field evaluation of novel immunodiagnostic tools for early detection of leprosy in a BCG vaccination field trial amongst contacts of leprosy patients, 2016-2018
The IDEAL consortium (Initiative for Diagnostic... more

IDRI: Integration of rapid diagnostic tests to facilitate earlier diagnosis and simplified case management of Leprosy, 2015-2017
January 2016
IDRI: Integration of rapid diagnostic tests to facilitate earlier diagnosis and simplified case management of Leprosy, 2016-2017
The Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI)... more

Leprosy in the spleen
January 2016
Donation to the leprosy research department of Netherlands Leprosy Relief, 2015-2016
For many years the Turing Foundation has co-financed projects to combat leprosy with the... more

'Active learning and teaching' at twelve primary schools and three teacher training colleges, Kinshasa
January 2016
'Active learning and teaching' at twelve primary schools and three teacher training colleges, Kinshasa, D.R. Congo, 2016-2018
Edukans is a Dutch development organisation dedicated... more

Education programme in the district of Tahoua, Niger
January 2016
Education programme, Tahoua district, Niger, 2016-2017
Concern International is a humanitarian organisation with international offices in Ireland, Great Britain and the US and local... more

Buddha, Tropenmuseum Amsterdam en Museum Volkenkunde Leiden, 2016-2017
January 2016
Buddha, Tropenmuseum Amsterdam en Museum Volkenkunde Leiden, 2016-2017
The National Museum of World Cultures is organising an exhibition on the phenomenon of the Buddha in 2016. A... more


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