A lot of fundamental research takes place in the Dutch University medical Centers. This research regularly leads to promising discoveries that may lead to new therapies. Before the efficacy of such a potential treatment can be tested in a large clinical study, it is necessary to test the safety and feasibility in a small group patients. This translational research requires high demands and is therefore time-consuming, labor-intensive and expensive. Via several programs ZonMw enables those first steps into the clinic.
For various reasons, we have been forced to postpone two deadlines for the current Veni round by one month. This concerns the deadline for informing the ZonMw applicants about the intended decision concerning their Veni pre-proposals and the deadline for submitting a full proposal. The period between the intended decision and the deadline for submission of a full proposal therefore remains the same, namely eight weeks. The deadline for the final...
The consortium consisting of 32 partner institutions from the three Joint Programming Initiatives (JPIs) on Water, Oceans and Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) has been invited to sign the Grant Agreement.
Six consortia with top researchers from different Dutch universities have received a total of 113.8 million euros to carry out scientific research programmes in the coming years. The Minister for Education, Culture and Science (OCW), Ingrid van Engelshoven, made these funds available for research consortia that are among the best in the world in their field in carrying out groundbreaking research.
Researchers from Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) and TU Delft have developed a method for resetting a disrupted heart rhythm. They do that with gene therapy and a tiny, implantable LED lamp. The collaboration between researchers from Leiden and Delft is the unforeseen outcome of a Vidi project from ZonMw.