The AG&M innovation grant

The AG&M innovation grant, €50.000, has the goal to add something new that is beneficial to the AG&M institute. For example; a new technique, new expertise or new data from a pilot study to initiate a new research project.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply for the AG&M innovation grant:

  • the proposal has to be submitted by at least two applicants from different departments of the Amsterdam UMC.
  • the applicants are (or will be) embedded in a research group of a principal investigator (PI) from the Amsterdam UMC who is participant of the AG&M research institute (responsible AG&M PI).
  • the proposal has to add something new that is beneficial to the AG&M institute as a whole.
  • the applicants need to show how their project strengthens collaboration within the AG&M research institute.


The application should include:

1. Application form:

  • Personal information
  • Proposal (not more than 2 A4)

2. Motivation letter of applicants (not more than 1 A4)

3. CV of applicants

4. Budget stating how the money will be spent

5. Letter of recommendation of the responsible AG&M PI (only if none of the applicants is an AG&M PI)

Please send the application in one combined PDF-file to:
The application form:

Submission deadline:

The deadline for submission is: September 19th 2019; 12:00h

Incomplete applications and applications submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.

Selection procedure

The AG&M research board and AG&M reviewers will judge the applications on how well the researchers and the proposal fits within the goals and aims of the AG&M research institute.

Nominated applicants will be invited for an interview that will take place between 15:00h – 18:00h on December 18th 2019. All applicants have to be present.

The award ceremony will take place during the first AG&M symposium of 2020.

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For questions contact Eva Dirkx-Beuling: