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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: April 2017
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Quality Education with local co-investment in North West Region of Cameroon
April 2017
Quality Education with local co-investment, North West Region, Cameroon, 2017-2019
Our apologies, the text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more

Participatory and game based teaching practice for 3,360 children, Burkina Faso
April 2017
Participatory and game based teaching practice for 3,360 children, Burkina Faso, 2017-2018
Our apologies, the text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more

Betere doorstroom na basisonderwijs voor kinderen in 22 dorpen, Niger
April 2017
Betere doorstroom na basisonderwijs voor kinderen in 22 dorpen, Niger, 2017-2019
Our apologies, the text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more

'Van Gogh & Japan', Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, 2018
April 2017
'Van Gogh & Japan', Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, 2018
Our apologies, the text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more

Neo Rauch, Museum De Fundatie, Zwolle, 2018
April 2017
Main Supporter 'Neo Rauch', Museum De Fundatie, Zwolle, 2018
Our apologies, the text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more

Ferdinand Bol, Hagar en de Engel, olieverf op doek, ca. 1650, National Museum, Gdansk, Polen
April 2017
'Ferdinand Bol: Het Huis, De Collectie, De Kunstenaar', Museum van loon, Amsterdam, 2017-2018
Our apologies, the text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more

Festival Oude Muziek, Utrecht
April 2017
Festival Oude Muziek, Utrecht, 2017
Our apologies, the text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more

Wonderfeel 2017, 's Graveland
April 2017
Wonderfeel 2017, 's Graveland, 2017
Our apologies, the text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more

Pieter Roelf Youth Concert, North Netherlands Symphony Orchestra, 2014
April 2017
Pieter Roelf Youth Concerts, North Netherlands Symphony Orchestra, 2017
Our apologies, the text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more

Winners of the Eighth Turing Poetry Competition, 1 feb 2017
April 2017
The Ninth Turing Poetry Contest 2017-2018
The Turing Poetry Competition is the only Dutch-language poetry contest open to everyone and that is about a poem, not a poet. Previous... more

Regreening the Sahel, Dogonkiria en Soucoucoutane, Niger
April 2017
Regreening the Sahel, Dogonkiria en Soucoucoutane, Niger, 2017
Our apologies, the text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more

The pristine forests of Papua, Indonesia
April 2017
Asmat Coastal Wetland, Papua, IndonesiŽ, 2017-2018
Coastal Wetland Asmat, Papua, Indonesia, 2015-2018 WWF Netherlands is part of the WWF, the world's largest and most well-known... more

Conserving the biodiversity of the Cacheu Mangroves Natural Park, Guinea-Bissau
April 2017
Conserving the biodiversity of the Cacheu Mangroves Natural Park, Guinea-Bissau, 2017-2018
Wetlands International is the global not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the... more

Dr. L. Adams / National Hansen's Disease Programs: Translation of Mycobacterium Leprae molecular viability assays (MVA) to the clinical setting and application of MVA to a chemoprophylaxis-of-contacts-model, 2015-2018
April 2017
Translation of Mycobacterium Leprae molecular viability assays (MVA) to the clinical setting and application of MVA to a chemoprophylaxis-of-contacts-model, 2017-2018
The recently developed molecular viability test... more

Vocational training for 250 young people, Kono district, Sierra Leone, 2016-2018
April 2017
Vocational training for 250 young people, Kono district, Sierra Leone, 2017-2018
Chistian Aid has been working in Sierra Leone for more than 20 years with a local team of 24 people... more

Vocational training center for women, Parakou, Benin
April 2017
Self-sufficient Vocational Training Center for women, Parakou, Benin, 2017-2019
The Belgian Hubi & Vinciane Foundation supports regional development in the city of Parakou (central... more

Greening the Green Wall Initiative, Burkina Faso
April 2017
Greening the Green Wall Initiative, Burkina Faso, 2017
The focus of most of the work of the Netherlands Society for the Protection of Birds (VBN) is in the Netherlands and in... more

Scaling up capabilities for Effective rehabilitation and conservation of mangroves, Philippines
April 2017
Scaling up capabilities for Effective rehabilitation and conservation of mangroves, Philippines, 2017-2018
The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) connects science, nature... more

Bluefin Tuna
April 2017
Bringing back Bluefin tuna to the North Sea, the Netherlands, 2017
WNF-Nederland is part of the WWF, the world's largest and most well known nature conservation organisation,... more


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Turing-supported projects you can visit in January and February
Model Crocrodrome, Jean Tinguely (1977)
t/m 7 mar
'Jean Tinguely: Machine Spectacle', Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 2016-2017
The Swiss artist Jean Tinguely (1925-1991) was part of the Nouveau Rťalisme artistic movement and is best... more

Pieter Claesz, Still Life with Tazza, 1636
vanaf 9 mar
Slow Food: Still Lives from the Dutch Golden Age, Mauritshuis, The Hague, 2017
The Mauritshuis is working on an exhibition on still lives with made tables from the Dutch Golden... more

Hans Holbein de jonge, Portret van Richard
t/m 18 jun
The Renaissance in Northern Italy, Rijksmuseum Twenthe, 2017
Rijksmuseum Twenthe plans to organise an exhibition on the Renaissance's Golden Age: from the 'Cinquecento' (ca. 1500 to... more

The Embarkation for Cythera, Jean-Antoine Watteau, 1717, Louvre
t/m 15 may
Jean-Antoine Watteau, Teylers Museum, 2017
Teylers Museum is organising an exhibition on the work of the 18th-century French artist Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684-1721). His style of... more

Winners of the Eighth Turing Poetry Competition, 1 feb 2017
vanaf 1 apr
The Ninth Turing Poetry Contest 2017-2018
The Turing Poetry Competition is the only Dutch-language poetry contest open to everyone and that is about a poem, not a poet. Previous... more

A Dog's Heart, April 2017, Amsterdam
doorlopend
The Dutch National Opera & Ballet, Amsterdam, 2017-2019
The Dutch National Opera & Ballet is renowned for its varied programming of both classical and modern operas and the... more

World Minimal Music Festival, Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam
5 t/m 8 apr
Fifth World Minimal Music Festival, Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam, 2017
Minimal Music is a genre in modern music which has been growing since the 1970s. In 2017 Muziekgebouw aan... more

Eye Attack, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, 2017
t/m 18 jun
Eye Attack, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, 2017
The Stedelijk Museum Schiedam has had the special opportunity to take over the exhibition Eye Attack - Op Art and kinetic art from the... more


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