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NWO Vernieuwingsimpuls (Veni, Vidi, Vici)


There will be a new round of the NWO/Vernieuwingsimpuls (Veni, Vidi, Vici) at the beginning of 2006. The brochure is available at the NWO website (information is in Dutch). However, for some of the programmes, there is an internal round at the University of Twente. In the table below, you may find some useful information.

VENI

  • Target group: Young excellent researchers, just having received their PhD
  • Internal quality check: No
  • Deadline submission at NWO: 12 January 2006, 5 September 2006 (2 rounds)
  • Guarantee of embedding by Board of the university: After allocation of the grant.
  • Content of this guarantee:
  1. Matching: Mandatory
  2. Embedding: No
  3. Perspective research line: No
  4. Perspective career: Optional
  • Who sents what to NWO: Researcher: proposal (through IRIS)  
  • Allocation period: 3 years
  • Grant (total): Max. € 208.000 (67.6% NWO / 32.4% UT)
  • For: Salary + other costs candidate (no additional personnel)
  • Max. grants per year*: Ca. 125 / year

vidi

  • Target group: More experienced researchers, postdoc level (best 10-20%)
  • Internal quality check: Proposition to “College van Hoogleraren”, Deadline: 7 December 2005
  • Deadline submission at NWO: 12 January 2006
  • Guarantee of embedding by Board of the university: After allocation of the grant .
  • Content of this guarantee:
  1. Matching: Mandatory
  2. Embedding: No
  3. Perspective research line: Mandatory
  4. Perspective career: Mandatory 
  • Who sents what to NWO: Researcher: proposal (through IRIS)   
  • Allocation period: 5 years
  • Grant (total): Max. € 600.000 (67.6% NWO / 32.4% UT)
  • For: Salary + other costs candidate + additional personnel 
  • Max. grants per year*: Ca. 75 / year

vici

  • Target group: Recently appointed professor, or excellent researcher, able to become professor 
  • Internal quality check: Proposition to “College van Hoogleraren”, Deadline: 1 March 2006
  • Deadline submission at NWO: 30 March 2006 (pre-proposal)
  • Guarantee of embedding by Board of the university: Mandatory; to be provided together with the proposal
  • Content of this guarantee:
  1. Matching: Mandatory
  2. Embedding: Mandatory
  3. Perspective research line: Mandatory
  4. Perspective career: Mandatory 
  • Who sents what to NWO: Researcher: proposal (through IRIS), Board: guarantee of embedding  
  • Allocation period: 5 years
  • Grant (total): Max. € 1.250.000 (67.6% NWO / 32.4% UT)
  • For: Salary + other costs candidate + additional personnel  
  • Max. grants per year*: Ca. 25 / year

* For all sciences in the Netherlands.

UT offers support to candidates who would like to apply for Vidi or Vici grants.