NWO debate funding system of the future: “It started a bit chaotic”
The NWO-debat at the VU in Amsterdam on research funding had a lot of visitors. The outcome of the debate: NWO should continue to support different types of research and simplify the application process.
The Recognition & Rewards festival: a different view on scientific excellence
The topic of the scientific festival Recognition & Rewards was: How can we best do justice to the diversity of skills scientists can acquire to be successful? Because we often see these aspects reflected in the drafting of personal CVs and describing consortia, E+M advisers Marlieke and Edine travelled to the festival in Utrecht.
To the top of the world with the NWO Summit Grant
For example, with the NWO Gravitation program top consortia are being funded for 10 years to work on groundbreaking research. After those 10 years it often is difficult to continue the cooperation due to a lack of structural funding. With the Summit Grant NWO wants to support those consortia to continue the research.
Engagement, communication, dissemination, and knowledge utilisation: what is the difference?
Impact takes an increasingly important role in scientific grant applications. But what is the difference between engagement, dissemination, communication and knowledge utilisation? Marlieke explains the concepts in her blog.
2023: a new year, new opportunities
In 2022, we were allowed to support a lot of beautiful, granted projects which generated around in total €80 million in grants for research and development. Can we help you with your grant application in 2023?
Realising the non-dispensing pharmacist in general practice
The ZonMw application by Dr Dorien Zwart and Dr Ankie Hazen to implement the POINT project has been honoured. Result: the Pharmacist/Farmacotherapist (AF) training becomes reality from 2023. Good news for GPs and pharmacists.
OSIRIS: how can reproducibility be strengthened in science?
The OSIRIS project, an Open Science project we were privileged to support, has been granted. Our task was mainly to strengthen the consortium, the research plan and the intended impact. What the content was all about? Read the blog.
What does the new NWO strategy mean for your next grant application?
Recently, Dutch Research Council (NWO) published their strategic plan for the years 2023-2026, entitled “Science works! What effect does this have on your application? Here you will find our update.
Water management from Asia to Ghana, and now our colleague!
Olaf Koster, our new colleague since the beginning of May, has lived in various countries. This has already given him a lot of knowledge and experience in the field of water management. Read on to get acquainted…
Part of the housing chain? Check LIFE!
LIFE offers opportunities in housing construction not only for municipalities. Parties along the entire value chain from material development to smart and circular construction can benefit from LIFE. In this blog we will explain.
How to realise a winning EIC Pathfinder Challenge application
Writing a grant application requires much more than filling out the application form. Marlieke van Kesteren describes the road she followed to a successful application.
Impact in the NWO Talent Programme
It is becoming increasingly important within NWO applications that the impact of your research is accurately and realistically described. But how do you determine the impact of your research? We recommend a number of steps that our advisor Marlieke explains in this blog.