In the spotlight

Mental illnesses

More than 40% of Dutch people experience mental health problems at least once in their lives. Mental illnesses affect both young and old and can have an enormous impact on sufferers and also on family members, friends and colleagues. Mental illnesses have a large societal impact.

ZonMw promotes, through several funding programmes, the early detection and identification of problems, their effective treatment, and the individualization of mental health care. We want to reduce the number of people with mental health problems, improve their quality of life and their treatment, prevent problem escalation, and avoid unnecessarily lengthy treatments. 

Illicit drugs

ERANID, the European Research Area Network on Illicit Drugs, aims to improve cooperation in drug research in order to allow well-founded policy decisions, prevention and harm reduction interventions. ERANID is meant as a first step towards a longer term transnational cooperation in the field of drugs research.

ERANID

In the spotlight: project on suicidal behaviour

Suicidal behaviour is argued to be the end result of the complex interaction between psychological, social and biological factors. Epidemiological studies resulted in a range of risk factors for suicidal behaviour, but we do not yet understand how their interaction increases the risk for suicidal behaviour. A new approach called network analysis can help us better understand this process as it allows us to visualize and quantify the complex association between many different symptoms or risk factors.

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Workshop on International Conference on Integrated Care (ICIC)

ZonMw organized a workshop on disturbed behavior during the International Conference on Integrated Care (ICIC) 2018. In our workshop we focussed on the concept of people with disturbed behavior and results form a qualitative and quantitative evaluation.

Abstract of the workshop

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ZonMw joines GLoPID-R for infectious diseases

GloPID-R is pleased to welcome the Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (ZonMw), represented by Suzanne Verver, into the network. GloPID-R is a unique international network of major research funding organizations. The network of 27 countries facilitates a rapid and effective research response to infectious disease outbreaks.

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ZonMw, NWO and KNAW to sign DORA declaration

KNAW (Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences), NWO (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) and ZonMw (Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development) will sign the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) on 18 April.

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ZonMw participates in the public-private partnership VALUE-Dx to fight antimicrobial resistance

On April 1st 2019 the kick-off meeting of the European public-private partnership VALUE-Dx took place. This European-wide approach aims to generate evidence on the medical, economic, and public health value of diagnostics in tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR). As a member of the Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR), ZonMw participates in this consortium.

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Young research talents off to foreign top institutes thanks to Rubicon

17 researchers who have recently received their PhDs can do their research at foreign research institutes thanks to a Rubicon grant from NWO. They will investigate, amongst other things, artificial intelligence for improved ultrasonography, Imaging muscle function in ALS patients, Printing living tissue through protective cell coating and new blood vessel formation.

 

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Create2Solve- Request for Challenges

Topics

  • While the pharmaceutical, medical technologies, chemical, cosmetics and food industries are increasingly seeking solutions to improve for example their prediction of clinical efficacy and/or risk and safety assessments without the use of animals, the solutions are still insufficient;
  • Societal demand for animal-free testing is increasing and there is a need for new innovations to improve human health, a stimulation of this research field is therefore needed;

Part of programme

More Knowledge with Fewer Animals

Published on

28 February 2019

Deadline

23 April 2019,
17.00

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Gender in Research Fellowship

Topics

  • Fellowship for sex and gender in health research
  • Improve skills and international network of young researchers
  • Erasmus Summer Programme

Part of programme

Kennisprogramma Gender en Gezondheid

Published on

21 March 2019

Deadline

9 May 2019,
14.00

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ETH inside Microplastics & Health

Topics

This ETH-MPH call of the MPH programme aims to:

  • Enlarge the quality and impact of MPH projects by providing access to high-end technology
  • Facilitate the dissemination of unique technological expertise in the Netherlands to other research groups/institutions/companies that have not worked with that technology before
  • Stimulate novel interactions among research groups and Technology Hotels and thereby contribute to the advancement of the used technology
  • Propagate the use of data stewardship and data integration principles, methods and standards in advanced life sciences research projects

Part of programme

Microplastics & Health

Published on

18 April 2019

Deadline

4 June 2019,
14.00

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Related programmes

ZonMw has several programmes related to this topic.

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Contact

Marjolein Scholten

Marjolein Scholten

Programme Officer

Telefoonnummer+31 70 349 53 35
E-mailadresggz@zonmw.nl
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