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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.

Turing Foundation donates more than 1 million euro to new leprosy research
Mycobacterium Leprae
"The bacteria is only barely surviving among the very poorest in developing countries. For the first time, thanks to new medical insights, it is imaginable that we can rid the world of leprosy forever... more

Most recent projects: April 2014
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Brancusi, Rosso en Man Ray - winner of the Turing Art Grant 2013
April 2014
The Fourth Turing Art Grant, 2015
One of Turing Foundation's goals is to have more people enjoy the fine arts in Dutch museums. To that end, the Turing Foundation introduced the... more

Improvement Rural Primary Education, Tambakha, Sierra Leone
April 2014
Improvement Rural Primary Education, Tambakha, Sierra Leone, 2014-2016
Street Child aims to create educational opportunity for the most vulnerable children in Sierra Leone and has... more

Coup Fatal, June 2014
April 2014
Coup Fatal, Holland Festival, 2014
Our apologies, the Dutch text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more

'De Geisha in de Japanse Samenleving', Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde, Leiden
April 2014
'The Geisha in Japanese Society', Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde, Leiden, 2014-2015
Our apologies, the Dutch text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more

Researching the immunopathology of leprosy
April 2014
Research on immunopathology of leprosy, 2ndphase, 2014-2015
The leprosy bacterium (M.leprae) knows a high affinity for Schwann cells, which are cells that create a... more

Poëziekalender 2015
April 2014
Poëziekalender 2015
Our apologies, the Dutch text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more

Training in sustainable organic farming, Burkina Faso
April 2014
Duurzaam Beheer en Herstel Ecosysteem Sahel, Burkina Faso, 2014-2017
Our apologies, the Dutch text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more

Vocational Training for girls - current situation, Nsele Commune, Kinshasa, 2013
April 2014
Vocational Training for girls, Kimpoko-Nsele Commune, Kinshasa, D.R. Congo, 2014
Christian Aid and the local NGO Fraternité Père Maurice D'Hoore are setting up a vocational... more

Revolving library en teacher training, Bamessing, Kameroen
April 2014
Revolving library and teacher training, Bamessing, Kameroen, 2014-2015
To help improve school results, the AgriDynamic Foundation arranges better teaching materials and facilities... more

Women's vocational school, Bandiagara, Mali
April 2014
Materiaal vrouwenvakschool, Bandiagara, Mali, 2014-2015
Our apologies, the Dutch text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more

The Sixth Turing National Poetry Competition
April 2014
The Sixth Turing Poetry Contest 2014-2015
Our apologies, the Dutch text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more

The old school 'building', Fanta, Benin, 2014-2015
April 2014
Bouw van een basisschool, Fanta, Benin, 2014-2015
Our apologies, the Dutch text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more

Jackson Pollock's 'Ocean Greyness (1953)', CoBrA Museum, Amstelveen, 2014
April 2014
Bruikleen Jackson Pollock's 'Ocean Greyness (1953)', CoBrA Museum, Amstelveen, 2014
Our apologies, the Dutch text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more

International Saxophone Festival Amsterdam 2014
April 2014
International Saxophone Festival SAX 2014, Amsterdam, 2014
Our apologies, the Dutch text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more

Wolfgangs Wondere Wereldreis Schoolconcerten
April 2014
Wolfgangs Wondere Wereldreis - Schoolconcerten, Zuid-Holland, 2014
Our apologies, the Dutch text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more

Poetry anthology Hans Lodeizen
April 2014
Poetry anthology Hans Lodeizen, 2014
Over a four-year period, publisher Van Oorschot will be publishing twelve beautiful, hardcover anthologies. These anthologies include the best... more

Scanning Electron Microscopy of M. leprae
April 2014
Research into how mycobacteria lyse the phagosomal membrane 2014
The Tumor Biology Department of the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NCI) conducts fundamental research into the BCG... more

Two girls who have set up their own businesses after their ASSEJA vocational training. Turing Project Visit, Februari 2012
April 2014
Vocational training for 100 youths, Cameroon, 2014
Stop Kindermisbruik (Stop Child Abuse) and its local partner ASSEJA offer vocational education to 100 underprivileged youths every... more


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