Call for proposals NWO: Building Blocks of Life (BBoL)

Knowledge of the molecular basis of life, our ‘building blocks’, has increased tremendously through technological breakthroughs from physics, chemistry, biology, computer science and systems analysis of massive data files. Dutch science is currently in an excellent position to take a decisive joint step forward by bringing together these fields of expertise in order to improve the fundamental understanding of cellular… Continue reading

Third Enabling Technologies Hotels call now open

ZonMw, NWO Earth and Life Sciences (ALW) and DTL have opened the 3rd call for projects within the programme Enabling Technologies Hotels. A budget of € 780.000 is available and the call closes October 13th 2015. The maximum budget that can be requested is € 30.000 per project. The Technology Hotel concept entails that researchers (the guests) who do not have… Continue reading

Call for research proposals for Enlighten Your Research Global, open till June 7

To help further promote the benefits of international-scale networking to researchers, SURF (SURFnet and SURFsara) now collaborate with 11 other leading partners to create an exciting opportunity for the research communities. The EYR-Global 2015 organizing committee consists of 13 partners from the Netherlands (SURFnet and SURFsara), the United States (Internet2 en ESnet), Brazil (RNP), United Kingdom (Janet), Germany (DFN), Spain… Continue reading

The Netherlands eScience Center launches 2015 calls for proposals

DTL’s partner the Netherlands eScience Center currently offers two project calls worth 3,5 M €. The purpose of the Call for Accelerating Scientific Discovery (ASDI) is to enable domain scientists, working in application fields of Environment & Sustainability, Humanities & Social Sciences, Life Sciences & eHealth, or Physics & Beyond, to address compute-intensive and/or data-driven problems within their research. The… Continue reading

Now open: call for proposals in the ZonMw/NWO Enabling Technologies Hotels programme

DTL and ZonMw/NWO announce that a second call of the ZonMw programme Enabling Technologies Hotels is now open until January 15, 2015. This programme aspires to give researchers in public-private partnerships (the ‘guests’) access to high-end infrastructures within public research organisations (the ‘technology hotels’). The first call in 2013 resulted in 99 project proposals, of which 35 have been granted. “Technology… Continue reading

SIB opens call for international SIB Awards 2015

The SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics announces three SIB Awards 2015, two of which are open for the international bioinformatics community. SIB International Young Bioinformatician Award 2015 This award recognizes the excellent and promising young career of a scientist, or a project he/she has carried out, or a paper he/she has published in the field of bioinformatics or computational biology. The award… Continue reading

STW-Breed4Food Partnership programme

Together with Breed4Food, the Technology foundation STW launches the ambitious Breed4Food Partnership programme: ‘Predicting phenotypes of livestock’. The Breed4Food Partnership focusses on the development of novel genetic and genomic tools through innovative science, beneficial to the breeding, production and consumption of animal proteins with a strong commitment to responsible stewardship of animal resources. For this program a budget of €… Continue reading

New call on ‘Innovative Systems Toxicology for Alternatives to Animal Testing’

ZonMw, German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and Projektträger Jülich together are launching a new call on ‘Innovative Systems Toxicology for Alternatives to Animal Testing’, in short InnoSysTox. In the Netherlands this joint call is part of the ZonMw More Knowledge with Fewer Animals programme (MKMD). Aim of the joint call Development of innovative systems-biology-based 3R methods in… Continue reading