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ZonMw aims at improving the scientific and social impact of research output, including research data. To gain impact from research data, one must be able to reuse them for verification of research findings, or for future research.
To this end, ZonMw requires researchers to perform research data management and stewardship (RDM), and to share their data to contribute to future, innovative research.
ZonMw’s procedures for RDM aim at creating data that are findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable (FAIR), and high quality research projects.

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Research on corona and COVID-19

Coronavirus

Together with our sponsors and clients, we are looking into possibilities for financing research into the coronavirus and COVID-19. The pandemic is having a major impact on healthcare and society.

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Open data or FAIR data?

Open data or fair data

FAIR data are not necessarily OPEN data. Through the ‘A’ of Accessibility, one can state the conditions for sharing the data (‘restricted access’). The FAIR principles are in line with the policy of research funders like ZonMw and NWO to make research data “as open as possible, and as closed as needed”.

Open data

Good examples

  • In Innovations one can find more examples

Interesting things to do with data

E-data & research

The digital newsletter (also on paper !) E-Data & Research, issued by DANS, shows interesting examples of what one can do with data. The articles are about various research fields, and bring abstract concepts to life. They give clear explanations that are also useful for life sciences.

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Award for RAPDIF

On 19 November, during World Antimicrobial Awareness Week, ZonMw awarded a Parel (Award) to Dr. Henk Schallig, parasitologist at Amsterdam UMC. He received the award for the RAPDIF study, which developed better tools and knowledge for tackling fever and malaria in Africa.

Henk Schallig happy in garden with award
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Recent publications from international AMR projects with Dutch participation

On behalf of the Netherlands, we are part of the international partnership Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR), currently a collaboration between 28 member countries. Many projects funded under the framework of the JPIAMR already resulted in outstanding publications that range over One Health areas (Human, Animal, Environment). Here we highlight three projects.

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161 researchers awarded a NWO Veni grant worth 250,000 euros

The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant worth up to 250,000 euros to 161 highly promising young scientists. The grant provides the laureates with the opportunity to further elaborate their own ideas during a period of three years.

 

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Events

AAL Forum 2021

Do you work in the active and healthy ageing sector and you want to participate in the European discussion driving the future of healthy ageing?

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Margreet Bloemers

Margreet Bloemers

Project leader FAIR data and datamanagement

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