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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: 21 - 40 of 96
Results: 21 - 40 of 96
  • 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 ...
  • Fertilizer
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Vidi grant awarded to 11 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers
    24 May 2019
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant worth 800,000 euros to eleven researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA, part of ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • NWO
    Three NWO grants for fundamental chemical research
    17 Dec 2018
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded three ECHO grants to UvA researchers working at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS), the Swammerdam Institute for Life ...
  • '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 ...
  • Five million euros for European research to increase agricultural and horticultural yields
    29 Oct 2018
    The 'Boostcrop' consortium with researchers from the University of Amsterdam's Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences and Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences has been awarded nearly 5 million euros from 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 ...
  • Physics2Market grant for promising research to improve cold-stress tolerance of plants
    26 Sep 2018
    UvA researchers have found a way to improve the plant's resilience to low temperature stress. The first results are promising and the agricultural sector has already expressed its interest. For the 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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'.