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Do not miss the following interesting funding programs:

  • ZonMw Goed Gebruik Geneesmiddelen Large Trials

Aim of program               : To use existing drugs more efficient, more effective and more safe and to improve pharmacotherapeutical care. This call specifically aims for large trials.

Max funding                     : no formal limit. However, M€6.3 is available in total and Zonmw intends to fund 2-4 projects.

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Deadline                             : March 17 (pre-proposals) and 10 October (Full Proposals)

  • New KWF deadline has been set for 2 August 2017

Although the upcoming deadline is March 8, KWF already set the next deadline for the project types “regular” research projects, Young Investigator Grants, Unique high-risk projects and Research Consortium Grants (see attachment for more information on these project types), the deadline is August 2 2017.


Type of grant                    : National personal grant

Eligibility                            : 8-15 years after PhD

Aim of program               : To fund young researchers to execute their unconventional, groundbreaking, out-of-the-box research idea in the field of biomedical / health care sciences    and/or the development of sustainable health care.

Max funding                     : €1.5M

Project duration              : 5 years

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  • Upcoming Personal Grant Deadlines

Mid-career researchers               : ERC Consolidator (9 February 2017)

Senior researchers                        : NWO Vici (pre-proposals, 23 March 2017), NWO TOP (pre-proposals, expected March 2017), ERC Advanced (31 August 2017)


  • Maag Lever Darm Stichting (Program Digestive cancers)

Aim of program               : To support scientific research after digestive cancers

Project requirements   : - Project has a clear end goal and should contribute to solving a concrete problem or to a clinical application.

  - 3 to 5 years after end of the project, there must be achieved visible results for the patients

  - Cofunding is allowed and is recommended

Max budget                      : k€250

Max proj duration          : 4 years

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  • Medical Devices for Affordable Health; Cooperation India-Netherlands: Minimally Invasive Techniques

Eligible projects:

  • Meet the WHO-definition for medical devices
  • Contribute to a more sustainable health care, either in India or The Netherlands
  • Involve (pre)clinical research with the objective top start phase I/II trial (within the project term or directly following the project
  • Address the topic “Minimally invasive techniques”

Consortium                       : Teams with senior PI on both the Indian and Dutch side

Max budget                      : 735.000 Euros (for the Dutch project activities)

Project duration              : 3-4 years

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