News and Events: Funding, Grants and Competitions

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Headlines Funding, Grants & Competitions

Funding, Grants & Competitions

  • FGw Consortium Fund

    The FGw Consortium Fund supports research events aimed at network/consortium building and activities benefitting the submission of a grant application for research consortia.

    The FGw Consortium Fund operates without formal deadlines. Applicants are free to submit an application at any time during the academic year. We aim to inform applicants of the outcome of their application within a month from the date of submission.

  • Take-off

    Deadline: Tuesday 7 February 2023
    Take-off, the funding instrument available to all scientific fields, encourages activity and entrepreneurship within the Dutch knowledge institutions. With this instrument, academic entrepreneurs – but also starters from universities of applied sciences (HBO) and starters who are making use of knowledge from institutions for Applied Research Organisations (TO2) – can bring their innovative research results to the market. Take-off is one of the instruments for knowledge utilisation which NWO implements together with ZonMw (The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development).
    For more information, see or contact Daan Brocken at .
  • Take-off phase 2

    Deadline: Tuesday 7 February 2023
    Founders of a start-up company that have taken over or owned by Dutch
    universities, recognized by NWO research institutes, recognized TO2 institutions and
    Dutch universities of applied sciences, can take out a loan applications for a maximum of 250,000 euros. This can be done via Take-off phase 2, a program aimed at
    stimulating and supporting activity and entrepreneurship from (applied) science.
  • Open Competition XS

    Deadline: Thursday 9 February 2023
    The NWO Domain Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) has three different funding programmes in the Open Competition. There are small-scale grants, large-scale grants, and grants for ideas that hold great promise. The SSH-XS grants are available for projects with a maximum budget of 50,000 euro to enable proposals for curiosity-driven, fundamental research in the research fields covered by the NWO SSH. This Call for proposals has four rounds. This information concerns the third round.
    For more information, see or contact Ninja Rijnks-Kleikamp at .
  • 2023 call for the UvA Data Science Centre Accelerate Programme

    Deadline: Friday 24 February 2023
    The Accelerate programme stimulates the hiring of data scientists and data engineers within faculties through the provision of matching funding. This funding helps support the costs of hiring a new or existing staff member in these roles.
  • (New) ESM-thesis prize Interdisciplinarity

    Deadline: Wednesday 15 March 2023
    The Board of the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities announces that Dr. Elizabeth Schram-Mulley (ESM) Foundation will make an annual prize of € 10,000 available from 2023 to reward research with a special interdisciplinary character that bridges the boundaries between the classic alpha/beta/gamma scientific fields.
  • (New) ESM Prize for Interdisciplinary Thesis

    Deadline: Wednesday 15 March 2023

    The Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities (KHMV) announces that, with effect from 2023, the Dr Elizabeth Schram-Mulley (ESM) Foundation will annually award a prize of €10,000 to reward research of a particularly interdisciplinary nature that bridges the boundaries between the classical alpha/science/grammar science fields

    For more information, see or contact Saskia van Manen at .
  • KIEM GoCI 2022-2023

    Deadline: Friday 30 June 2023

    The  innovation programme GoCI is an initiative by CLICKNL, the TKI of the top sector Creative Industry. KIEM GoCI is open to exploratory research in the field of the creative industry. University researchers and universities of applied sciences can apply in collaboration with SMEs and the public sector. Possible outcomes of projects are new research requests, network activities, prototypes, tests, (business) models, methods, methods, demonstrators, processes, product concepts and service concepts.

    For more information, see or contact Jerry Verschuren at .
  • Call Computing Time on National Computer Facilities 2023

    Deadline: Sunday 31 December 2023
    Through the call for proposals Computing Time on National Computer Facilities 2023, researchers and research groups can gain access to computing time and associated data services and expertise on the national advanced computer systems Snellius supercomputer, Data Processing (Grid/Spider), Custom Cloud Solutions and/or HPC Cloud.