Webster's Online Dictionary

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For years ‘innovation vouchers’ have been one of the Dutch government’s ways to fund ‘knowledge institutions’. Whoever had a brilliant idea could apply for a voucher that then could be exchanged against a few hours of officially accredited knowledge work by e.g. PhD students as long as the Uni got the dough. No more! said Dutch minister Maxime Verhagen (CDA) on 22 November. As of 2011, innovation is vouched no more in .NL-land — and gone are ingeniously engineered schemes like this one…

And it took the office in charge over a month to inform interested parties about the decision … “” sent an email on 29 December last year.