The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded 159 young, recently promoted researchers, among whom dr. Adam Deller (ASTRON) a Veni grant. Each researcher receives 150,000 euro. This allows the talented researchers to do research for a period of three years. The Veni grant of NWO is one of the most prestigious awards for young researchers. Receiving this award marks an important step in a scientific career.