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The Turing Foundation was founded by Pieter Geelen and his wife Françoise, using the wealth he acquired as co-founder of TomTom NV. They chose to support four goals:
Most recent projects: January 2020
M. Leprae bacterie
January 2020
LEPROSY Extra clofazimine for MB cases at high risk of ENL reactions, 2020-2023
Erythema Nodosum Leprosum (ENL) is a serious and very painful leprosy complication. The disease can be... more
M. Leprae bacterie
January 2020
LEPROSY Immunomodulation by Mycobacterium Indicus Pranii (MIP) in MB leprosy, 2020-2023
Leprosy patients can be effectively treated with multi-drug treatment (MDT), but they are still... more
M. Leprae bacterie
January 2020
LEPROSY MetLep Trial: Metformin as adjunct therapy for MB leprosy, 2020-2023
Metformin is a cheap and safe medicine which has been used to treat diabetes for a long time. Research into... more
'Reading Liberia', Bomi, Margibi en Grand Bassa, Liberia
January 2020
EDUCATION "Reading Liberia 20/22", Bomi, Margibi en Grand Bassa, Liberia, 2020-2022
The Canadian Organisation for Development through Education (CODE) is committed to combating illiteracy in... more
Job Booster social venture, north-western regions, Burkina Faso
January 2020
EDUCATION Job Booster social venture, north-western regions, Burkina Faso, 2020-2022
The JobBooster Burkina Faso social venture was founded in 2017 by Woord en Daad. Although Woord en Daad... more
A farmer burning weeds (1883), Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890)
January 2020
ART Acquisition of Vincent van Gogh's 'Farmer Burning Weeds' (1883), Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, 2019-2020
The Drents Museum and the Van Gogh Museum have acquired one of Vincent van... more
A geospatial database to facilitate the growth of community forestry, D.R. Congo
January 2020
NATURE A geospatial database to facilitate the growth of community forestry, D.R. Congo, 2020
Rainforest Foundation was founded in 1987 and collaborates with an American organisation... more
The riverbank of the Niger river, Bamako, Mali
January 2020
EDUCATION Green jobs in Mali: supporting job creation through waste management, Mali, 2020
The Norwegian StrÝmme Foundation combats poverty in eleven countries in West and East Africa and... more
'The mocking of Christ' (ca. 1614), Gerard van Honthorst
January 2020
ART Candlelight, Museum Gouda, 2020-2021
Museum Gouda curates the historical collection of the mediaeval town of Gouda, a town famous for Gouda cheese and Gouda pottery. Since the... more
Mobiele school voor vaktraining, Oost D.R. Congo
January 2020
EDUCATION Mobile school for vocational training, East D.R. Congo, 2020-2021
Stichting De Toekomst Zaaiers is a young organisation working on education, entrepreneurship and peace building in... more
'A Boat Passing a Lock' (1926) by John Constable
January 2020
ART John Constable, Teylers Museum, Haarlem, 2020-2021
Teylers Museum is organising the first retrospective on the English landscape painter John Constable (1776-1837), who was a member... more
Delft Chamber Music Festival
January 2020
ART Delft Chamber Music Festival 2020
The Delft Chamber Music Festival combines a high-quality programme featuring leading national and international musicians with a multidisciplinary... more
Klassifest, Paradiso, Amsterdam
January 2020
ART Klassifest 2020, Paradiso, Amsterdam, 2020
Stichting Klassiekfabriek has been organising Klassifest in Paradiso since 2016: a one-day festival with bite-sized classical music for a... more
Wonderfeel 2019, 's Graveland
January 2020
ART Wonderfeel Festival, 's Graveland, 2020
The Wonderfeel festival has been organised on a former estate in 's-Graveland since 2015: a three-day outdoor classical music festival with... more
De 48 uur van Beethoven & Sjostakovitsj
January 2020
ART The 48 hours of Beethoven & Shostakovich, Haarlem, 2020
Stadsschouwburg and Philharmonie Haarlem are organising 'The 48 Hours of...', a three-day festival focusing on two composers.... more
M. Leprae bacteria
January 2020
LEPROSY Contribution to the leprosy research department of Netherlands Leprosy Relief, 2019-2020
The Turing Foundation has been co-financing projects related to the fight against leprosy... more
Passing on knowledge about mangrove restoration, Guinea-Bissau, Tanzania, Indonesia and the Philippines
January 2020
NATURE Unlocking knowledge on mangrove recovery, Guinea Bissau, Tanzania, Indonesia, Philippines, 2020-2021
Wetlands International is the global not-for-profit organisation dedicated to... more
Monitoring the effect of prophylactic interventions in contacts of leprosy patients including field-application of a novel immunodiagnostic test, Bangladesh
January 2020
LEPROSY Novel immunodiagnostic interventions and diagnostic tests for leprosy, Bangladesh, 2020-2021
This sudy by Leiden University Medical Centre and Erasmus University Rotterdam is... more
LepVax: safety and vaccin-induced immune response, Brazil, 2019-2021
January 2020
LEPROSY LepVax: safety and vaccin-induced immune response, Brazil, 2020-2021
Researchers from the Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI), in collaboration with the America Leprosy... more
Restoring Koulikoro, Mali
January 2020
NATURE Restoring Koulikoro, Mali, 2020-2022
Tree Aid helps villagers in arid areas of Africa unlock the potential of trees to combat poverty and protect nature. The Turing Foundation... more
'Rebuilding Young Lives', North Kivu, D.R. Congo
January 2020
EDUCATION "Rebuilding Young Lives", North Kivu, D.R. Congo, 2020-2021
Chance for Childhood (CfC) has been improving the position of the most vulnerable children in Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda,... more
Effective teachers for better learning results, Kinshasa district
January 2020
EDUCATION Effective teachers for better learning results, Kinshasa district, D.R. Congo, 2020-2021
Edukans is a Dutch development organisation founded in 2002 and specialised in education for... more

Turing-supported projects you can visit in January and February:
Les Trois Graces, Niki de Saint Phalle, 1995-2003
t/m 1 mar
'Niki de Saint Phalle aan Zee', Museum Beelden aan Zee, Scheveningen, 2019-2020
The work of the French sculptor and painter Niki de Saint Phalle (1930-2002) is regarded as Nouveau... more
'Pieter de Hooch in Delft', Museum Prinsenhof Delft
t/m 16 feb
Main Supporter 'Pieter de Hooch in Delft', Museum Prinsenhof Delft, 2019-2020
Never before has Pieter de Hooch been seen monographically in the Netherlands, even though everyone... more
'Young Rembrandt', Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden, 2019-2020
t/m 9 feb
'Young Rembrandt', Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden, 2019-2020
2019 will be the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt's death, and has been declared 'Rembrandt and the Golden Age'... more
'Monet. The garden paintings',   Kunstmuseum Den Haag
t/m 2 feb
"Monet. The garden paintings", Kunstmuseum Den Haag, 2019-2020
For the first time in 30 years the Kunstmuseum Den Haag is organising a monographic exhibition on Claude Monet... more
'Van Gogh's Intimates', Noortbrabants Museum, Den Bosch
t/m 12 jan
"Van Gogh's Intimates", Noortbrabants Museum, Den Bosch, 2019-2020
Based on Vincent van Gogh's art collection, the exhibition "Van Gogh's intimates: friends, family, models" will be... more
De 48 uur van Beethoven & Sjostakovitsj
vanaf 28 feb
The 48 hours of Beethoven & Shostakovich, Haarlem, 2020
Stadsschouwburg and Philharmonie Haarlem are organising 'The 48 Hours of...', a three-day festival focusing on two composers.... more
Poetry Week gift book, 2020
30 jan t/m 5 feb
Poetry Week gift book, 2020
The CPNB (Dutch Foundation to Promote Reading of Dutch Books) has been organising Poetry Week since 2009, with the aim of making poetry more familiar to... more
Francis Alÿs, Reel/Unreel, 2011
t/m 8 mar
Francis Alÿs, Eye Filmmuseum, Amsterdam, 2019-2020
Eye Filmmuseum is presenting an exhibition on the Belgian-Mexican artist Francis Alˇs (1959) in the winter of 2019/20.... more
The Impossible Voyage, String Quartet Biennial Amsterdam, 2018
25 jan t/m 1 feb
String Quartet Biennial Amsterdam, 2019-2020
The second edition of the String Quartet Biennial Amsterdam (SQBA) will be held in Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ in the beginning of 2020. The... more
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