Nominations are now open for the 2018 GÉANT Community Award. The winner will be selected by a panel of judges from within the GÉANT community and will be announced at TNC18, which will take place in Trondheim, Norway on 10-14 June 2018.

Award Categories
The GÉANT Community Award welcomes submissions in the following three award categories:
• initiators of significant new ideas or improvements which have had lasting impact on the organisation, project or community;
• impactful contributors to the GÉANT project or wider community activities over a sustained period of time;
• outstanding contributions to the project or community which have immediately led to significant and recognisable new ideas, developments or improvements over the last 12 months.

Who can submit nominations?
Nominations are welcome from:
• representatives of European NRENs and their connected institutions;
• staff employed or sub-contracted by GÉANT, by GÉANT Project partner organisations, or by GÉANT member organisations (associates and national or representative members);
• individuals who participate in one or more GÉANT task force, special interest group, or other GÉANT activities, whether by attending meetings or simply being on the mailing list;
• other individuals who have registered to attend TNC18.

How to nominate
A maximum of two submissions per person will be accepted; if more nominations are submitted, only the first two complete forms will be taken into account. The nomination form is available online:

The deadline for nominations is midnight CET on Friday 16 March, so with less than a month to go, we encourage you to take this opportunity and nominate a colleague or a member of your community that you think deserves recognition for their contributions to research and education networking in Europe and further afield.