Call for nominations: BioSB Young Investigator Award 2018

It is still possible to nominate young researchers for the BioSB Young Investigator Award 2018. The award will be given to a promising young researcher in the bioinformatics or systems biology field. The deadline for nominations is 18 April 2018. The award ceremony is planned at the BioSB 2018 conference on May 16 in the afternoon. The winner is awarded a prize of 500… Continue reading

Enter the Lorentz-eScience competition 2019

The Netherlands eScience Center and the Lorentz Center are looking for researchers who want to join the Lorentz-eScience competition and organise a workshop at the Lorentz Center@Snellius in Leiden. The deadline for submitting  a 1-page expression of interest is 15 April 2018. The Lorentz-eScience competition aims to host a leading-edge workshop on digitally enhanced research (efficient utilization of data, software… Continue reading

Call for Applications Dutch L’Oréal UNESCO For Women in Science fellowships 2018

The Call for Applications of the Dutch L’Oréal UNESCO For Women in Science fellowships 2018 is now open. The fellowship allows excellent female scientists to boost their scientific career. Two fellowships of 25.000 euros are available to women active in the field of life sciences, who have between 3 and 10 years post-PhD academic experience (comparable to Veni/Vidi level). The… Continue reading

Call for European research projects on rare diseases (JTC 2018)

The JTC 2018 Call for Proposals ‘Transnational research projects on hypothesis-driven use of multi-omic integrated approaches for discovery of disease causes and/or functional validation in the context of rare diseases’ was launched recently. This ERA-Net ‘E-Rare’ programme for research on rare diseases has been extended to a third phase (E-Rare-3, 2014-2019) to further help coordinate the research efforts of European countries… Continue reading

Dutch Cancer Society announces call: Supporting Facilities for Cancer research

The Supporting Facilities Grant should give an impulse to existing or new infrastructure initiatives that support oncological scientific research. The Cancer Society assumes that the infrastructure initiative will aim for sustainable embedding. That is why the plan should consist of the following three components: initiation, consolidation, and complete independence. The application procedure consists of a pre-proposal and a complete application.… Continue reading

Call for Proposals Amazon Research Awards: deadline 15 September

Full-time faculty members of institutions in North America and Europe granting PhD degrees in fields related to Machine Learning are eligible to apply for Amazon Research Awards. The deadline for proposals is September 15, 2017, 11:59 PM Pacific Time. Recipients will be announced by December 15, 2017. Read more.

Call for Science Demonstrators EOSCpilot Project

The European Open Science Cloud for Research pilot project (EOSCpilot) is supporting the first phase in the development of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) as described in the EC Communication on European Cloud Initiatives. You can apply until 11th September 2017. Read more.

Enabling Technologies Hotel call 2017 open

ZonMw has just opened the ‘Enabling Technologies Hotels Call 2017’. Life science researchers can apply for funding to get access to the high-end equipment and expertise of 120+ public and private Technology Hotels that are listed on the DTL website. “With a EUR 1.8 million budget, the 2017 programme has twice the budget of the previous call,” says Dr Sander Hougee,… Continue reading

4TU.Centre for Research Data launches data funds

4TU.Centre for Research Data has introduced two funds to support researchers in their research data management: the Data Refinement Fund and the Data Paper Fund. The Data Refinement Fund offers researchers a budget to make their valuable research data available online. With the funding, researchers can refine their data for proper discoverability and reusability, for example, by adding metadata and… Continue reading

DATA2PERSON – Big Data & Health call open

NWO has opened the ‘DATA2PERSON – Big Data & Health’ call, where consortiums of academics and public-private parties can apply for funding for the development of effective, efficient, and responsible personal empowerment methods that promote a healthy society in the future. Visit the NWO website for practical details. The Personal Health Train team is planning to form a consortium related to this call. Matchmaking event: 22… Continue reading