National Funding

Within the Netherlands there are several organizations that provide funding for fundamental research. For more information and for finding the right funding opportunity for you contact the Grant Support Team.

Funding agents national funding

  • NWO, science wide
  • STW, technological sciences
  • FOM, physics
  • ZonMw, Health research


  • 1: NWO, the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research

    NWO, The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research is the national research council in the Netherlands. It finances scientific research at Dutch universities and institutes by means of more than hundred different types of grants and has a ...

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  • 2: Technology Foundation STW

    Technology Foundation STW realizes the transfer of knowledge between the technical sciences and users. It does this by funding excellent technical scientific research with good potential for utilization and by bringing researchers and users ...

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  • 3: ZonMw, the Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development

    ZonMw funds health research and stimulates use of the knowledge developed to help improve health and healthcare in the Netherlands.

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  • 4: FOM, the Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter

    The Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter (FOM) promotes, co-ordinates and finances fundamental physics research in the Netherlands.

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