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New research into promotion of the health potential of people in a lower socioeconomic position

How can the health potential of people in a lower socioeconomic position be better engaged and promoted? This is the key question in a new call for proposals from the NWA.

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Public health research: knowledge of healthy living

How can research contribute to maintaining and improving healthy living and lifestyle in the Netherlands? We focus particularly on reducing differences in health potential between people in a lower and higher socioeconomic position. Research provides knowledge for enabling a healthy living environment and empowering people to shape their own healthy lives and lifestyle.

Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life

A JPI is a multi-member state initiative around a given societal challenge. Ten JPIs have been developed. On behalf of the Dutch Ministry of Public Health, Welfare and Sport, ZonMw is a member of four JPIs which are related to health: Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life (HDHL), Antimicrobial Resistance, More Years, Better Lives and Neurodegenerative Disease.

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JPI HDHL 10 year anniversary

In this video the JPI HDHL former chair, Martijntje Bakker (ZonMw), shares the achievements she is most proud of and sheds her light on the main challenges for the JPI HDHL in the next ten years.

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Ninety per cent of NWO and ZonMw’s research publications are open access

At least 9 out of 10 publications in 2021 resulting from research funded by NWO and ZonMw are available as open access. For NWO, this means an increase of 5% compared to last year. For ZonMw-funded research, the increase is 8%. This is according to the Open Access Monitor conducted by CWTS (Centre for Science and Technology Studies) on behalf of NWO (and ZonMw).

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KIC call launched: Safe and healthy food and food systems

In recent years, attention for the role of nutrition in relation to (preventive) human health has increased. This is because healthy food and a healthy lifestyle are said to ensure a longer healthy life and can thus extend the healthy life span.

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Three consortia awarded funding for acceptance and implementation of animal-free models in safety assessment

Within the Dutch Research Agenda (NWA) 'Non-animal models: acceptance and implementation', three consortia will research on the acceptance and implementation of existing animal-free models. A total of about € 2.9mln has been awarded for this research. This programme is a collaboration between the Dutch Ministries of Infrastructure and Water Management (I&W), Public Health, Welfare and Sport (VWS), Economic Affairs and Climate (EZK), Agriculture,...

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Events

EURECO Conference 2021: Tackling the ‘digital divide’

Persons with disabilities, with care needs or with psychiatric illnesses are particularly affected by the impact of the digital divide in society. The EURECO 2021 conference will focus on approaches to promote the development of equal digital participation for these vulnerable groups as well.

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Online matchmaking event Create2Solve

Do you face challenges in finding an animal-free innovation in research and industry? Sign up for the online matchmaking event on 10 February 2021 at 13:00h CET of Create2Solve by sending an e-mail to mkmd@zonmw.nl.

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Contact

Jet Goppel

Jet Goppel

Programme Manager

+31 70 349 50 85
goppel@zonmw.nl
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