The Urban Big Data Knowledge Lab aims to promote knowledge about and development of urban big data policies. To this purpose, it yearly awards a prize for the best thesis on the subject. The winner receives € 2.000, a certificate, and a published interview about his or her thesis. The submission deadline is 15 September 2017
. The shortlisted candidates will be asked to give a short presentation about their thesis on a symposium in November 2017. A jury will then appoint the winner of the award.