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New online service desk for Vici applications at ZonMw

NWO and ZonMw opened the 2019 Vici round on 23 January 2019. As in the Veni round of 2019, ZonMw will be using a new system for applications to the Healthhcare Research and Medical Sciences divisiondomain. Known as ‘Mijn ZonMw', it replaces 'ProjectNet'. The procedure for assessing and selecting applications will remain the same.

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Call for proposals: ZonMw Open Competition For renewal in research and collaboration

ZonMw opened its call for proposals for the ZonMw Open Competition. The aim of the ZonMw Open Competition is to create space for excellent, curiosity-driven, groundbreaking science. Research groups of excellent quality can use a grant of €750,000 to renew their line of research and enter into new collaborations.

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National Health Research Infrastructure brings Personalized Medicine closer

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Leone Flikweert, explorer ('kwartiermaker') of Health-RI

The initiative for a national Health Research Infrastructure (Health-RI) is gaining momentum this year. ZonMw interviewed Explorer Leone Flikweert of Health-RI about the importance of Health-RI.

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Presenting the international Programme Committee Microplastics & Health

ZonMw is pleased to present the international Programme Committee Microplastics & Health. The Committee will evaluate the 22 research proposals received in the recent call based on independent review reports and rebuttals from applicants.

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Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management (I&W) strengthens research programme Microplastics & Health

The Ministry of I&W is contributing financially to the recently started research programme Microplastics & Health. This programme was initiated by ZonMw, The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development in collaboration with the Topsector Water, Topsector Life Sciences & Health and the Gieskes-Strijbis Foundation. In this programme the best research projects investigating possible health effects of micro- en nanoplastics will...

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NWO changes course for ERA-NETs and JPIs

NWO will no longer use its own funds to enter into new financial obligations for joint calls via ERA-NETs and JPIs. The main reason for this is that NWO focusses on new forms of international collaboration in its new strategic plan (2019-2022). For example, via the principle of Money Follows Cooperation, NWO will remove the boundaries and facilitate bottom-up international collaboration in all the research it funds. NWO is holding talks with...

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Meetup with Dutch ERANID projects

On September 13th 5 Dutch ERANID partners came together to exchange knowledge and experiences on illicit drug research, to share preliminary results and to discuss how to increase societal impact of research findings.

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Join the BeyondRCT conference: towards co-operative citizen science in food and health

The second international conference BeyondRCT: towards Co-operative Citizen Science in Food and Health, will take place on 25 and 26 September 2018, in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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Measles cases hit record high in the European Region

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Over 41.000 children and adults in the WHO European Region have been infected with measles in the first 6 months of 2018. The total number for this period far exceeds the 12-month totals reported for every other year this decade. The World Health Organization is now pressing for measures.

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Call Microplastics & Health: research on health effects

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The call for proposals on Microplastics & Health is online! Research projects with a maximum duration of a year will be funded in this call concerning health effects of micro- and nanoplastics.

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