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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 71
Results: 1 - 20 of 71
  • 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 ...
  • Amanda Garcia
    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, ...
  • Methane molecule sculpture
    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 ...
  • Dr Ning Yan
    Vidi grant for Ning Yan
    24 May 2019
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 He conducts research into the manufacture of renewable jet fuel ...
  • '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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
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    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 ...
  • 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'.
  • 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 ...