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

Enabling technologies and data/ICT well-positioned in topsector agendas

The nine Dutch Topsectors have recently published an update of their knowledge and innovation agendas (KIAs), as a step-up towards establishing public-private innovation contracts for the coming period of four years. DTL has strongly promoted to connect the agendas of Life Science & Health, Agri&Food, Horticulture & Starting Materials and the cross-connecting themes ICT and Biobased Economy at the level… Continue reading

Enabling Technologies hotels programme: 32 Projects get access to DTL Technology hotels

In last year’s round of the Enabling Technologies Hotels programme of ZonMw/ NWO-ALW almost 50 percent of the grant applications have been awarded: 32 projects out of the 65 submitted proposals. This high percentage of granted projects was made possible by an increase of the call budget from € 750.000 to € 930.000. The full list of projects awarded can be… Continue reading

Data stewardship a selection criterion in Enabling Technologies Hotels call

For the first time, ZonMw and NWO-ALW included data stewardship as a selection criterion in a call for proposals. Applicants in the recent “Enabling Technologies Hotels” call were asked to complete a data stewardship section as part of their project proposal.  Sander Hougee, programme officer at ZonMw: ‘At ZonMw we believe that data generated with public money should be made… 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

Results of Enabling technologies call 2013

In 2013, ZonMw and NWO-ALW issued the first project call to support access to DTL-associated technology facilities. This first call was open to academic researchers collaborating with industry, who jointly requested access to the large set of DTL-associated technology ‘hotels’ for advanced measurements and data analysis. Project proposals were prepared in close collaboration with the facility owners, and applied together… Continue reading

ZonMw and NWO-ALW award 35 projects access to DTL technology hotels

The Netherlands’ organisation for Health Research and Development (ZonMw) and NWO Earth and Life Sciences (ALW) have made € 750,000 available for 35 projects to access advanced life science technology facilities. Technology access is provided by DTL-associated ‘Technology Hotels’. The main goal of this call is to familiarize public-private research partnerships with the potential of high-end analytical technologies. The call… Continue reading