How to apply and who can apply.

To apply for the data challenge, please fill in this google form. The challenge has already started, but you can still apply.

You can participate individually or as part of a team. If you participate as a team, all team members should fill in the application form.

Who can apply to participate in PreFer?

Anyone can apply, regardless of the field of work or study.

Phase 1 and track 3 of Phase 2 of the data challenge are open for everyone. There will be a winner determined based on the results of Phase 1/track 3 of Phase 2. All of the participants who make at least one working submission in any phase and track of the data challenge will get an opportunity to co-author a community paper about the challenge or submit a paper to the special issue.

Certain requirements must be met to participate in tracks 1-2 of Phase 2 of PreFer. During this phase of the challenge, participants of tracks 1-2 will have access to the Dutch registry data. The access to this data is governed by strict rules and regulations in relation to data protection and privacy. Only a limited number of Phase 1 participants will get the opportunity to participate in these tracks. See details on how we will select the teams here.