SURF Research Support Champions 2022: Sarah Coombs, Serkan Girgin, Michèle Huijberts

The SURF Research Support Champions 2022 are Sarah Coombs (Saxion University of Applied Sciences), Serkan Girgin (University of Twente) and Michèle Huijberts (Leiden University Medical Centre). The winners were announced during SURF Research Week, the annual event where research and IT meet. “In fact, all the research supporters nominated by their colleagues this year are winners,” stresses jury president Ron… Continue reading

Growth Fund invests 325 million euros in Oncode-PACT to accelerate the development of cancer drugs

Utrecht, 14 April 2022 – The National Growth Fund invests 325 million euros in the Oncode-PACT plan to accelerate the preclinical development process of cancer drugs. This has just been announced during the press conference by Jeroen Dijsselbloem, chairman of the National Growth Fund Committee. The committee recommends allocating the entire amount, of which 161 million euros will be awarded… Continue reading

NWO Life 2022

NWO Life2022 will take place on 24 and 25 May 2022 at Hotel Zuiderduin in Egmond aan Zee. The two plenary keynote speakers are Marten Scheffer and Ines Thiele. NWO Life hosts 5 tracks. The tracks address the research that is performed within the life sciences at different scale levels. Registration is open!Make sure you register for the congress after you have created an account. Register now! Would… Continue reading

Looking back on 2021 and forward to 2022

Dear colleagues,  Hopefully, 2022 has started well for you. May it bring you good health and more opportunities to meet freely with family, friends and colleagues.  Last year, the DTL team worked hard to realise our ambition to strengthen the Dutch digital life sciences infrastructure and expertise base. We have contributed to many initiatives and projects and have collaborated with health and… Continue reading

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