National funding organisations
These national organisations provide subsidies for research. You can find up-to-date information about outstanding schemes and deadlines on the websites of the organisations.
- NWO is the most important financier of national research in the Netherlands. The organisation has three domains that are closely connected with each other: 1) Sciences, 2) Applied and Engineering Sciences, 3) Social Sciences and Humanities.
- ZonMw finances health research and stimulates the use of the developed knowledge - in order to improve care and health.
- KNAW promotes quality in science and scholarship. As a research organisation,it is responsible for a group of high-level national research institutes.
- RVO is part of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, which carries out a large number of subsidy schemes and programs in the field of sustainability and innovation on behalf of various ministries and the European Union.