Now open: call third grant round Mosaic 2.0

Since this week, NWO has opened the call for the PhD scholarship programme Mosaic 2.0. The programme is aimed at Dutch migrant graduates and/or children of migrants with a master’s degree. The aim is to stimulate the influx of this group into science by funding PhD positions. The subject of...

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Health Holland Pilot Call 2024

To replace the Match Call, LSH has set up a one-time pilot call for PPP collaborations. In the Pilot Call 2024 7.5 million PPP subsidy is available. Proposed project applications need to contribute to the central mission and one of the five specific missions as described in the Knowledge and...

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Open Program PPP Hartstichting

To stimulate innovative research projects that are necessary for the next step in translating cardiovascular research findings towards application in health care the Dutch Heart Foundation (Hartstichting) has its own PPP program. Follows standard PPP rules, at least one public and one private partner. of 150K PP allowance + co-funding...

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ZonMw Open Competition 2024

To support setting up new research lines with a clear focus on fundamental (bio)medical research, ZonMw has its Open Competition 2024 call. A curiosity driven call, with additional focus on knowledge utilisation and participation. One main applicant and at least one co-applicant 800K – 1.05 M per project Submission project...

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Proefdiervrij Pilot Projects

To encourage the exploration of innovative ideas Stichting Proefdiervrij has set up a pilot call. These smaller projects should serve as the starting point for bigger research projects. Project proposal should be 100% animal free, FCS free and have an (potential) impact on animal use. Researchers in any stage of...

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Pre-announcement new grant call for research on human measurement models (upcoming)

Health research that is of high predictive value for humans is important. Human measurement models, utilizing data, tissues, and cells from humans, center around the human perspective. They allow research to become more predictable and applicable to patients. To stimulate the development of these human measurement models, the Samenwerkende Gezondheidsfondsen (SGF), ZonMw and Health~Holland...

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Top Sector LSH match call

Topic: Developing sustainable and innovative products and services within the LSH sector by joint investment of for-profit enterprises and research organizations in research and development (R&D). PPP allowance Criteria: Fit within the Knowledge and Innovation Agenda 2024-2027 of the Top Sector High quality At least 1 for-profit enterprise and 1...

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Open Competition Domain Science XS 2024: round 1

Purpose  The ENW-XS category is specifically intended to encourage curiosity-driven   and bold research that involves the relatively rapid exploration of a   promising idea. At the end of the ENW-XS project, researchers can decide for   themselves whether or not to pursue this new line of research any further....

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Open Competition Domain Science M – NWO

Purpose:  Researchers can apply individually or in collaboration for non- programmed, curiosity-driven research. This funding instrument is open for proposals with a research question in or overlapping the fields of earth sciences, astronomy, chemistry, computer science, life sciences, physics and mathematics. Category:  The Open Competition Domain Science – M consists...

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Open call: Future-proof hightech equipment (NWO-NGF)

To stimulate the development of a new generation of hightech equipment, 10.6 million euros is available for research. The future-proof hightech equipment is targeting sustainability, digitisation, healthcare and technology sovereignty of The Netherlands. This PPS-call is part of the NXTGEN Hightech programme, which is financed in the context of the...

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KIC-One Kidney for Life

Purpose  The aim is to enable an interdisciplinary approach to prevention and treatment   of kidney graft failure. Interdisciplinary projects focus on research leading to   biomedical breakthroughs. The social aspects (e.g. economic and ethical aspects,   inclusivity, communication, behaviour and autonomy of users) are an integral   part of...

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NWA Research along Routes by Consortia 2024 (NWA-ORC 2024)

Purpose  The aim of the NWA-ORC 2024 call for proposals is to encourage research that is set up   and carried out by interdisciplinary consortia that include representatives from the full   breadth of the knowledge chain as well as relevant societal (public and/or private)     partners, including citizens....

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Open Technology Programme – NWO

Purpose: The Open Technology Programme focuses on technical-scientific research and is characterised by the absence of disciplinary boundaries. The Open Technology Programme aims to realise knowledge transfer between technical sciences and users, which is in line with the mission of the NWO domain Applied and Engineering Sciences. Research applications are...

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Pre-announcement: developing future-proof high-tech equipment

NWO is expected to launch the call ‘Future-proof high-tech equipment’ in January 2024. This call is the first call stemming from the National Growth Fund programme NXTGEN Hightech. NWO provides funding for developing a new generation of high-tech equipment aimed at sustainability, digitalisation, health and technology sovereignty of the Netherlands....

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Research Infrastructure (RI): national consortia – NWO

Purpose: Strengthen the RI available to the research community in the Netherlands. The instrument focuses on designing innovative RI that is of (inter)national importance, which can be used to achieve innovations and breakthroughs with a high value for science, society, and business. Proposals may be submitted by national consortia from...

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Horizon Europe: Health: Innovative Health Initiative HORIZON-JU-IHI-2023-05-01

Accelerating the implementation of New Approach Methodologies and other innovative non-animal approaches for the development, testing and production of health technologies Scope: Animals and animal-derived materials are widely used in biomedical research and in the production and development of health technologies. This raises serious ethical concerns, and there is growing...

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Horizon Europe: Destination 5. Unlocking the full potential of new tools, technologies & digital solutions for a healthy society (Upcoming) HORIZON-HLTH-2024-TOOL-11-02

Bio-printing of living cells for regenerative medicine 3D bio-printing is confronted with several challenges that currently hamper its large-scale deployment. Proposals should address most of the following activities: Design the best bio-printing strategy for at least one type of tissue thanks to a better understanding of the interconnections of the...

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Horizon Europe: Destination 6. Maintaining an innovative, sustainable and globally competitive health industry (Upcoming) HORIZON-HLTH-2024-IND-06-08

Developing EU methodological frameworks for clinical/performance evaluation and post-market clinical/performance follow-up of medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devices (IVDs) Research is needed to help regulators develop common methodological frameworks (including common specifications) on the clinical evidence needed to demonstrate safety, performance and clinical benefit all along the life...

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Horizon Europe: Destination 6. Maintaining an innovative, sustainable and globally competitive health industry (Upcoming). HORIZON-HLTH-2024-IND-06-09

Gaining experience and confidence in New Approach Methodologies (NAM) for regulatory safety and efficacy testing – coordinated training and experience exchange for EU regulators Focus on alternatives to the use of animals for regulatory safety and efficacy testing. Applicants should propose activities that bring together NAM developers and NAM users...

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Summit grant NWO

The Summit Grant offers research funding for ten years to scientific consortia that have proved in the course of their existing collaboration that they are among the absolute world leaders, or are very close to reaching that status and can make the leap to the very top with the help...

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Horizon Europe: Destination 5. Unlocking the full potential of new tools, technologies & digital solutions for a healthy society. HORIZON-HLTH-2024-TOOL-05-06-twostage (RIA)

Innovative non-animal human-based tools and strategies for biomedical research Develop and/or use tools and strategies that address critical areas of biomedical research where animal-models are currently used but are of limited translational value for investigation and development of prevention and treatment. Such advanced tools and strategies should aim at a...

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Horizon Europe: Destination 5. Unlocking the full potential of new tools, technologies & digital solutions for a healthy society. HORIZON-HLTH-2023-TOOL-05-03 (RIA)

Integrated, multi-scale computational models of patient patho-physiology (‘virtual twins’) for personalised disease management Develop multi-scale and multi-organ, dynamic, interoperable, modular computational models, capable of accurately simulating the individual patient pathophysiology, spanning different anatomical scales, from the molecular to cell, tissue, organ and systems level, as necessary. Proposals should be multidisciplinary...

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Horizon Europe: Destination 3. Tackling diseases and reducing disease burden. HORIZON-HLTH-2024-DISEASE-03-14- two-stage

Tackling under-researched high-burden medical conditions Call: HORIZON-HLTH-2024-DISEASE-03-14- two-stage Total budget: 25 M€ Per project: 6-7 M € Open: 23 March 2023; Deadline: stage 1, 19 September 2023; stage 2, 11 April 2024 More information: Pre-publication work programs Horizon Europe: Horizon Europe work programmes (europa.eu) see cluster 1 work program

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Horizon Europe: Destination 3. Tackling diseases and reducing disease burden. HORIZON-HLTH-2024-DISEASE-03-13- two-stage

Validation of fluid-derived biomarkers for the prediction and prevention of brain disorders Call: HORIZON-HLTH-2024-DISEASE-03-13- two-stage Total budget: 25 M€ Per project: 6-8 M € Open: 23 March 2023; Deadline: stage 1, 19 September 2023; stage 2, 11 April 2024 More information: Pre-publication work programs Horizon Europe: Horizon Europe work programmes (europa.eu)...

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