The nominating institution Leuphana University on the breakthrough:

The Volkswagen foundation has developed a new selection procedure due to the impossibility of absolute objectiveness: In the funding initiative “Experiment!”, part of the funded projects are selected by an independent jury. Additionally, further projects are drawn from those applications that are suitable for the program and eligible for funding, but were not chosen. They got a second chance by chance, in a kind of peer reviewed lottery.

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