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Faculty of Economics and Business

The dedicated research grant advisor from the Grant Support Team IXA UvA for Faculty of Economics and Business researchers is Soraya Mols.


The Grant Team of the Faculty of Economics and Business consists of the following roles and persons:

Administrative support

  • NWO letter of guarantee
  • ERC commitment of host institution
  • Approvals of proposals

Dhr. drs. Bas Bouten, ABS
T: +31 (0)6 45 52 10 79

Mw. Lisa Koks
T: +31 (0)20 525 4276

Advice & support regarding individual grants and consortium projects

  • Advice on acquisition of national and international grants
  • Communicating opportunities and linking grant criteria to researchers' profiles
  • Match-making: linking you to researchers from other disciplines and faculties
  • Preparation of proposals (from idea to submission)
  • Facilitation meetings to discuss the design of proposals
  • Feedback on draft proposals 
  • Tips for writing rebuttal letters
  • Organization of mock-interview trainings
  • Trainings on proposal-writing

Mw. dr. Soraya Mols, IXA Research Grant Advisor
T: +31 (0)6 83 88 97 64, +31 (0)20 525 8685

Dhr. dr. Michael Williams, IXA Research Grant Advisor UvA Consortia
T: +31 (0)6 43 402 918

Financial support

  • Budgets of proposals

Dhr. Ramon Vermeij, Project controller
T: +31 (0)20 525 4030, +31 (0)6 46 99 14 47

Legal advice

  • Consortium Agreements
  • Grant Agreements
  • Legal related questions and documents

Mw. Eva de Wit, IXA Legal Counsel
T: +31 (0)20 525 5417

Partnering science for impact

  • Knowledge transfer
  • Patents & licensing
  • Intellectual Property policy
  • Management & transfer and new ventures

Dhr. drs. Albert Wijnen, IXA Business development manager
T: +31 (0)20 525 5404

Mw. drs. Silvia Goddijn, IXA Business development manager
T: 06 - 40 82 67 04 

Open calls

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