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Presenting the international Programme Committee Microplastics & Health

Chesapeake Bay Program - Will Parson

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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Internet consultation on Microplastics & Health call offers valuable insight


In preparation of the Microplastics & Health call for research proposals the concept call text went on-line for feedback. It was a big success! Responses came mainly from researches, both national as international. The aim of the consultation was to improve the quality of the call in terms of relevance to knowledge gaps and a way in which to adjust the call to the current state of scientific knowledge.

Results internet consultation


Life Sciences and Health fulfills the Top-sectors policy within ZonMw. The programs are diverse and cover different research phases. Public-private partnerships form the backbone of this programmatic approach.


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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...


eHealth for Healthy Aging, Get Inspired!

On Wednesday October 24th the ZonMw Create Health ten public-private partnership projects and the overarching project are having their kick-off at the DRIVE festival in Eindhoven.

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Related programmes

ZonMw has several programmes related to this topic.

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Wilma van Donselaar

Wilma van Donselaar
Programme Manager

Telefoonnummer+31 70 349 54 18
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