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Results: 1 - 20 of 82
  • 24 May 2019
    Vidi grant awarded to 11 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant worth 800,000 euros to eleven researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA, part of ...

  • 22 May 2019
    Why are Brassica crops so susceptible to Black Rot?

    V-shaped yellow sectors on the leaf edges and blackening of the leaf veins in Brassica crops such as broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, radishes or watercress are typical disease symptoms of Black Rot, a major ...

  • 15 May 2019
    Two UvA spin offs among ten winners Academic Start up Competition

    On Tuesday 14 May 2019, the jury of the Academic Startup Competition announced ten winners, from 28 nominated university startups. Two of those ten winners originate from the University of Amsterdam.

  • 18 Apr 2019
    Essential contribution scientific field to new innovation policy of the topsectors

    NWO and ZonMw want the scientific field to be involved in drawing up the Knowledge & Innovation Agendas (KIAs) of the topsectors. That is why they will ask researchers about scientific issues related to the societal ...

  • 18 Apr 2019
    KNAW, NWO and ZonMw to sign DORA declaration

    KNAW (Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences), NWO (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) and ZonMw (Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development) will sign the San Francisco ...

  • 28 Mar 2019
    ERC Advanced Grant for UvA physicists Jan de Boer and Daniel Bonn

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded prestigious Advanced Grants to UvA professors Jan de Boer and Daniel Bonn. The grant, which totals 2.5 million euros for each project, is awarded on the basis of the ...

  • 20 Mar 2019
    NWA invites research proposals from science and society

    The Dutch National Research Agenda (NWA) invites researchers from all fields of science to come up with proposals for research that connects science and society. The second round of the NWA-ORC programme has been ...

  • 28 Feb 2019
    Ten researchers to conduct research at UvA with Marie Curie Fellowship

    Ten talented researchers have been awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to conduct research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The awarded projects include research on public support for ...

  • 22 Feb 2019
    New NWO Open Competition on Digitalisation

    NWO is making 6 million euros available for digitalisation in the Social Sciences and Humanities. A new funding instrument will be opened for this, to strengthen inter- and multidisciplinary collaboration between ...

  • 8 Jan 2019
    Faculty of Science offers six tenure track positions for women in science

    The Faculty of Science at the University of Amsterdam has opened a new round of the MacGillavry Fellowship, the recruitment programme for talented female scientists. There are six tenure track positions available for ...

  • 14 Dec 2018
    First-ever body language recognition software

    During his inaugural lecture on video intelligence on Friday, 14 December, Cees Snoek, professor of Intelligent Sensory Information Systems, gave a preview of the world’s first-ever body language recognition ...

  • 17 Oct 2018
    Public consultation on the future of the EIT

    The European Commission has opened a public consultation on the future of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology. The consultation is open until 5 December 2018.

  • 15 Oct 2018
    NWO changes course for ERA-NETs and JPIs

    NWO will no longer use its own funds to enter into new financial obligations for joint calls via ERA-NETs and JPIs. ZonMw will continue to co-fund JPIs en ERA-NETs.

  • 26 Sep 2018
    Physics2Market grant for promising research to improve cold-stress tolerance of plants

    UvA researchers have found a way to improve the plant's resilience to low temperature stress. The first results are promising and the agricultural sector has already expressed its interest. For the further ...

  • 11 Sep 2018
    UvA spin-off Confocal secures investment

    UvA spin-off company Confocal.nl has secured a vital investment from Value Creation Capital. The investment will give Confocal.nl the opportunity to grow further.

  • 7 Sep 2018
    Photanol to build demonstration plant at AkzoNobel site in Delfzijl

    Photanol BV, Amsterdam, has closed a substantial new financing round to demonstrate its industrial capabilities to produce chemicals from CO2 and sunlight. Photanol BV is a spin-off company established in 2008 by UvA ...

  • 5 Sep 2018
    Public research funders commit to making Open Access a reality by 2020

    On 4 September 2018, 11 national research funding organisation, with the support of the European Commission including the European Research Council (ERC), announced the launch of cOAlition S, an initiative to make ...

  • 8 Aug 2018
    ERC awards Starting Grant to four UvA researchers

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Starting Grants to Silke Allman, Jayne Birkby, Wouter van den Bos and Alfrid Bustanov from the University of Amsterdam (UvA). A Starting Grant is a personal grant of ...

  • 31 Jul 2018
    NWO opens Crossover call

    The Crossover call aims to strengthen the Dutch knowledge and innovation system with outstanding scientific research that contributes to solving societal challenges.

  • 11 Jun 2018
    European Commission publishes proposal for next research and innovation programme

    The European Commission has published its proposal for HorizonEurope, an ambitious €100 billion research and innovation programme that will succeed Horizon2020.