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Grants and funding

News items regarding grants and funding are listed below. We also provide overviews in the categories scientific highlights | valorisation | people. All news items are listed at the HIMS news main page.

Results: 1 - 20 of 70
Results: 1 - 20 of 70
  • 3 Jul 2020
    Idea Generator funding for Sander Woutersen

    HIMS professor Sander Woutersen has been awarded funding through the 'Idea Generator' programme of the Dutch Research Agenda. He will receive 50,000 euros for research into 'How Nature prevents protein aggregation in ...

  • 12 Jun 2020
    The role of metal-ions on protein aggregation

    Dr Jocelyne Vreede and Dr Alina Astefanei of the Van 't Hoff Institute of Molecular Sciences (HIMS) have received an NWO grant for a public-private partnership with DSM to investigate the role of ions on the shape ...

  • 30 Mar 2020
    Amanda Garcia joins HIMS with NWO-ECCM tenure-track grant

    Dr Amanda Garcia has been awarded a highly competitive tenure-track grant of 950,000 euros from the NWO program on electrochemical conversion and materials (ECCM). Focussing on electrocatalysis and electro-organic ...

  • 9 Mar 2020
    How does the accessibility of DNA affect the expression of genes?

    Dr Jocelyne Vreede of the Computational Chemistry group at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has received an NWO KLEIN-2 grant for a four-year project investigating how the shape and compactness of DNA ...

  • 25 Feb 2020
    How universal are life’s building blocks?

    Astrochemist and MacGillavry Fellow Dr Annemieke Petrignani of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has been awarded funding of € 280,000 through the Planetary and Exoplanetary Science programme (PEPSci) ...

  • 17 Feb 2020
    PARADISE: bringing analytical science to the next level

    Analytical chemists from the University of Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam are taking the next step in unravelling the molecular composition of complex samples such as drug delivery systems, explosives, ...

  • 20 Jan 2020
    Exploring novel chemistry for utilizing methane as a feedstock for high-value chemicals

    The University of Amsterdam's Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) has received funding of the Dutch science foundation NWO to develop new chemistry for the utilization of methane. HIMS chemists will ...

  • 11 Nov 2019
    Funding for nanomaterials in cancer treatment

    The Biophotonics group of Prof. Hong Zhang at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) is part of the Dutch Medical Photonics (MEDPHOT) consortium that has just received 5.4 million euros from the ...

  • 8 Oct 2019
    Funding for circular chemistry research

    HIMS researcher Dr Chris Slootweg has obtained funding for two projects in the field of circular chemistry. NWO supports his research into the synthesis of acetic acid from methane and carbon dioxide through the ...

  • 24 May 2019
    Vidi grant for Ning Yan

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant to Dr Ning Yan of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) and the Research Priority Area Sustainable Chemistry. The ...

  • 23 Dec 2018
    Sander Woutersen receives 'Physics Projectruimte' grant

    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 ...

  • 18 Dec 2018
    ECHO grants for HIMS researchers

    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 ...

  • 18 Dec 2018 supports research into renewable jet fuel from waste

    Dr Shiju Raveendran of the University of Amsterdam's research priority area Sustainable Chemistry has acquired a 150,000 euro grant from He conducts research into the manufacture of renewable jet fuel ...

  • 29 Oct 2018
    'Boostcrop' consortium receives millions to increase agricultural and horticultural yields

    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 ...

  • 29 Sep 2018
    Funding for promising research to improve cold-stress tolerance of plants

    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 ...

  • 24 Aug 2018
    Colet te Grotenhuis receives NWO Rubicon grant

    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 ...

  • 21 Aug 2018
    Veni grants for Joen Hermans and Andrew Jupp

    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 ...

  • 25 Jul 2018
    Peter Bolhuis and Peter Schall receive 'NWO Projectruimte' grant

    HIMS professor Peter Bolhuis and IOP professor Peter Schall have received an NWO 'Projectruimte grant' for research into 'Activating viscoelastic colloidal architectures'.

  • 29 Jun 2018
    Research into sustainable chemistry awarded with 1.2 million euros

    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 ...

  • 23 Apr 2018
    Amsterdam University Fund supports 'The Story of Proteomics'

    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 ...