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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 89
Results: 1 - 20 of 89
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    Three projects awarded in ARC CBBC program 'New Chemistry for a Sustainable Future'
    1 Jul 2021
    Professors Bas de Bruin, Joost Reek and Peter Bolhuis of the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences have been granted their proposals in the new research program of ARC CBBC, the Dutch national chemistry ...
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    Klaas van Leest receives NWO Rubicon grant
    21 Jun 2021
    Chemist Klaas van Leest of the Van ’t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has been awarded a Rubicon grant by the Dutch Research Council NWO. He will use it to visit the group of Prof. Chi-Ming Che at the ...
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    Mind the gap!
    19 May 2021
    Dr. Stefania Grecea, associate professor at HIMS, has received UvA Grassroots funding for her proposal 'Mind the gap! Bridging pre-knowledge gaps using digital concept maps'. She will develop the use of digital ...
  • Portrait of Chris Slootweg
    Chris Slootweg receives Vici grant
    14 Apr 2021
    Associate professor Dr Chris Slootweg at the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences has been awarded an NWO Vici grant of 1.5 million euros to develop novel chemical routes for ...
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    Vasilis Tseliou receives Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship
    12 Apr 2021
    Dr Vasilis Tseliou of Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) has received a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship under the Horizon 2020 program of the EU. He will visit the group of Prof. Paolo ...
  • Joint PhD project on steroid synthesis with the University of Perugia
    1 Apr 2021
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the University of Perugia (UniPG) have recently signed a 4-year agreement for a joined PhD project in the area of sustainable synthesis of steroids using novel chemo-enzymatic ...
  • Portrait of Luca Capaldo
    Luca Capaldo receives Marie Curie Fellowship
    17 Feb 2021
    HIMS researcher Luca Capaldo has been awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship by the European Commission. He receives approximately €175,000 for research into net-oxidative C-H to C-C bond conversion ...
  • Marie Curie Fellowships for seven UvA researchers
    11 Feb 2021
    Seven talented UvA researchers have been awarded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships by the European Commission. The amount awarded per fellowship ranges from around €175,000 to €280,000 euros per ...
  • Funding for research into enzymatic depolymerisation of synthetic polymers
    27 Nov 2020
    The Biocatalysis and Analytical Chemistry research groups of the Van’ t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences have been granted € 265.000 by TKI Chemie / Holland Chemistry for joint research into the enzymatic ...
  • Erasmus + Strategic Partnership grant awarded
    25 Aug 2020
    A team of HIMS lecturers together with the Teaching and Learning Centre of the Faculty of Science and five international partners will cooperate in a three-year project to promote the importance of Continuous ...
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    Idea Generator funding for Sander Woutersen
    3 Jul 2020
    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 ...
  • The role of metal-ions on protein aggregation
    12 Jun 2020
    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 ...
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    Amanda Garcia joins HIMS with NWO-ECCM tenure-track grant
    30 Mar 2020
    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 ...
  • DNA
    How does the accessibility of DNA affect the expression of genes?
    9 Mar 2020
    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 ...
  • How universal are life’s building blocks?
    25 Feb 2020
    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) ...
  • PARADISE: bringing analytical science to the next level
    17 Feb 2020
    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, ...
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    Exploring novel chemistry for utilizing methane as a feedstock for high-value chemicals
    20 Jan 2020
    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 ...
  • Excitation energy migration in a lanthanide ions doped upconversion nanoparticle.
    Funding for nanomaterials in cancer treatment
    11 Nov 2019
    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 ...
  • Funding for circular chemistry research
    8 Oct 2019
    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 ...
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    Enhancing the opportunities for bio-based fertilizers
    6 Jun 2019
    The new European research project LEX4BIO sets out to optimize the use of nutrient rich-side streams in agriculture. The project, which will kick-off with a meeting to be held 12 and 13 June in Helsinki, aims to ...