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Grants and funding

Annual Report 2018

Results: 1 - 19 of 19
Results: 1 - 19 of 19
  • Plastic from CO2 and plants, for example for LEGO
    17 Jan 2018
    With four research projects, of which one in collaboration with LEGO, the new UvA research group Industrial Sustainable Chemistry (ISC) is off to a flying start. Being part of the university research priority ...
  • Funding for HIMS researchers in NWO Mat4Sus programme
    24 Jan 2018
    HIMS researchers have received contributions from the NWO 'Materials for Sustainability' programme (Mat4Sus). Mat4Sus encourages interdisciplinary material research to facilitate a smooth transition from fossil fuels ...
  • New projects in the study and conservation of art
    30 Jan 2018
    Researchers at the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences participate in three new projects that have recently obtained funding through the Netherlands Institute for Conservation, Art ...
  • 1.7 Million euro for advancing (bio)polymer analysis
    30 Jan 2018
    A team with analytical scientists Govert Somsen (VU), Peter Schoenmakers, and Ron Peters (both UvA) has received funding of 1.7 million euro for their UNMATCHED project focusing on the development of new analytical ...
  • Chris Slootweg
    Humboldt Research Fellowship for Chris Slootweg
    1 Feb 2018
    Dr Chris Slootweg, associate professor at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, has been awarded a Humboldt Research Fellowship for experienced researchers. Organic chemist Slootweg will be a guest ...
  • NWO
    Four public-private research projects receive LIFT funding
    6 Feb 2018
    Chemists Gert-Jan Gruter, Moniek Tromp and Shiju Raveendran of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) have received funding through the so-called LIFT scheme of the Innovation Fund Chemistry.
  • UvA chemists deploy world class VCD spectrometer for study of stereochemistry
    6 Feb 2018
    During a scientific project meeting held Friday 2 November at the Molecular Photonics laboratories of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, a unique novel Vibrational Circular ...
  • Dutch-Chinese cooperation in supramolecular catalysts
    9 Feb 2018
    Prof. Joost Reek of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has obtained a grant for a collaborative project with prof.dr. Li-Zhu Wu from the Technical Institute of Physics and ...
  • Light-activated molecules to fight cancer and infection
    12 Mar 2018
    Scientists from the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) are involved in a new European research project for the optimized design of molecules to fight cancer and infections. ...
  • Amsterdam University Fund supports 'The Story of Proteomics'
    23 Apr 2018
    Prof. Garry Corthals and Dr Monalisa Goswami of the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences have received a 10,000 euro project grant from the Amsterdam University Fund, for their ...
  • Research into sustainable chemistry awarded with 1.2 million euros
    29 Jun 2018
    The Advanced Research Center for Chemical Building Blocks Consortium has awarded three research projects to Joost Reek and Bas de Bruin of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences. Three new PhD students will ...
  • Peter Bolhuis and Peter Schall receive 'NWO Projectruimte' grant
    25 Jul 2018
    HIMS professor Peter Bolhuis and IOP professor Peter Schall have received an NWO 'Projectruimte grant' for research into 'Activating viscoelastic colloidal architectures'.
  • NWO
    Veni grants for Joen Hermans and Andrew Jupp
    21 Aug 2018
    Dr Joen Hermans and Dr Andrew Jupp have been awarded NWO Veni grants to perform research at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences. The grants of € 250.000 each provide them with the opportunity to further ...
  • NWO
    Colet te Grotenhuis receives NWO Rubicon grant
    24 Aug 2018
    Dr Colet te Grotenhuis, who recently obtained her PhD with professors Bas de Bruin and Joost Reek of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, has received an NWO Rubicon grant. This provides her with the ...
  • Funding for promising research to improve cold-stress tolerance of plants
    29 Sep 2018
    HIMS professor Wybren Jan Buma of the Molecular Photonics research group, together with associate professor Teun Munnik of the Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences, has found a way to improve the resilience of ...
  • 'Boostcrop' consortium receives millions to increase agricultural and horticultural yields
    29 Oct 2018
    The European 'Boostcrop' consortium with HIMS professors Wybren Jan Buma and Jos Oomens has been awarded nearly 5 million euros from the European 'Future and Emerging Technologies' programme. Boostcrop aims to ...
  • Booking.com supports research into renewable jet fuel from waste
    18 Dec 2018
    Dr Shiju Raveendran of the University of Amsterdam's research priority area Sustainable Chemistry has acquired a 150,000 euro grant from Booking.com. He conducts research into the manufacture of renewable jet fuel ...
  • ECHO grants for HIMS researchers
    18 Dec 2018
    With the recent awarding of three ECHO grants, the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) supports fundamental chemical research at HIMS into signalling molecules, molecular fluorescence, and organic ...
  • Sander Woutersen receives 'Physics Projectruimte' grant
    23 Dec 2018
    HIMS professor Sander Woutersen has received funding for his research into supercooled water together with professor Daniel Bonn of the UvA Institute of Physics. Their proposal was awarded a grant from the 'Physics ...