DTL and Helis Academy launch a FAIR data stewardship course for ‘wet lab’ scientists

Within the Helis Academy project, DTL organizes a FAIR data stewardship course. This course will introduce ‘wet lab’ scientists (from industry and academia) to important concepts on data handling (data stewardship). A general introduction to the data life cycle, the FAIR principles and a definition of data stewardship will be part of this 3-day course. It will take place in… Continue reading

ENPICOM receives subsidy for R&D partnership project

DTL Partner ENPICOM and Glycostem receive MIT Zuid subsidy to support their R&D partnership project of over half a million euro to develop technology to predict the outcome of an NK-cell-based immunotherapy treatment. On December 6, DTL partner ENPICOM B.V. and Glycostem Therapeutics BV, announced that their joint MIT Zuid R&D partnership subsidy has been granted. The aim of the… Continue reading

SURFsara Super Day, 18 December 2018

The annual SURFsara Super Day connects science and technology. Learn more about the latest mind-blowing opportunities that high performance computing and data technology can offer you in scientific research. SURFsara supports research and innovation in the Netherlands with advanced and sustainable ICT infrastructure, services and expertise. At our annual Super Day, you can catch up on the latest developments and… Continue reading

George Kowalchuk keynote speaker at DTL Communities@Work 2018

George Kowalchuk is Professor of Ecology and Biodiversity at Utrecht University. He is one of the initiators of the Netherlands Plant Eco-phenotyping Centre (NPEC), which received funding from NWO’s National Roadmap for Large-Scale Scientific Infrastructure. At the DTL Communities@Work conference, he will give a keynote lecture about ‘Unlocking the power of plants’. NPEC will enable researchers to unravel the genetics… Continue reading

Young eScientist Award 2018: submit your idea

The Netherlands eScience Center awards €50,000 worth of expertise to an innovative eScience idea. Together with the eScience Center’s experts you will further develop your idea into a full project description. Submit your idea before 17 September 2018! More information.

14th IEEE eScience Conference: apply for travel and attendance grants

From 29 October – 1 November 2018, the Netherlands eScience Center will host the 14th IEEE eScience Conference in Amsterdam. IEEE eScience 2018 brings together leading international researchers and offers a platform for digital technologies to advance research, from the humanities to the physical sciences. You can apply for conference travel and attendance grants, which are provided by the Moore… Continue reading

ENPICOM part of IMMUNOMONITOR consortium

A European consortium including DTL partner ENPICOM has been awarded a EUR 2 million grant to clinically validate an immunosequencing analysis solution for monitoring treatment responses to cancer vaccines. Read more in the press release. A total grant sum of EUR 2 million has been awarded to the multidisciplinary EUROSTARS consortium. The EUROSTARS project is titled ‘Treatment Response Monitoring for Cancer Immunotherapies Using… Continue reading

NPEC: will a tiny country lead the next green revolution?

In April 2018, NWO awarded funding to ten proposals in the National Roadmap for Large-Scale Scientific Infrastructure. Among the lucky few is the Netherlands Plant Eco-phenotyping Centre (NPEC) of Utrecht University and Wageningen University & Research. Initiators George Kowalchuk and Mark Aarts describe the what, why, and how of NPEC. George Kowalchuk is Professor of Ecology and Biodiversity at Utrecht… Continue reading

Castor EDC raises €5.3M Series A to accelerate medical research

DTL partner Castor EDC has announced that it has raised $6.25 million (€5.3M) in a Series A round led by the firm INKEF Capital. Derk Arts, Castor’s founder and CEO, states: “At Castor, we have built a cutting-edge, user-friendly Electronic Data Capture platform that we are putting in the hands of every medical researcher worldwide. With the help of our system, we… Continue reading