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NWO Verniewingsimpuls 2009


There is a new round of the NWO/Vernieuwingsimpuls (Veni, Vidi, Vici). The new brochure is available at the NWO website.

Currently, only the Vidi and Vici-programmes are open.
UT offers support to candidates who would like to apply for Vidi or Vici grants; a committee of professors will review the proposals. There will not be made an internal pre-selection! Candidates are invited by the Board of the University to make use this internal review procedure, but it is not mandatory.

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: 8 January 2009
  • Guarantee of embedding by Board of the university: Mandatory after allocation of the grant.
  • Who sents what to NWO: Researcher: proposal (through IRIS); last page per normal mail.
  • Allocation period: 3 years
  • Grant (total): Max. € 250.000
  • For: Salary + other costs candidate (no additional personnel)
  • Max. grants per year*: Ca. 80 / year  

VIDI

  • Target group: More experienced researchers, postdoc level (best 10-20%)
  • Internal quality check: Proposition to “Committee of Professors”, Deadline: 2 February 2009 
  • Deadline submission at NWO: 3 March 2009
  • Guarantee of embedding by Board of the university: Mandatory after allocation of the grant.
  • Who sents what to NWO: Researcher: proposal (through IRIS) ; last page per normal mail.
  • Allocation period: 5 years
  • Grant (total): Max. € 800.000
  • 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 “Committee of Professors”, Deadline: 28 February 2009 
  • Deadline submission at NWO: 31 March 2009, (pre-proposal)
  • Guarantee of embedding by Board of the university: Mandatory after allocation of the grant.
  • Who sents what to NWO: Researcher: proposal (through IRIS) ; last page per normal mail.
  • Allocation period: 5 years
  • Grant (total): Max. € 1.500.000
  • For: Salary + other costs candidate + additional personnel
  • Max. grants per year*: Ca. 25 / year  

* For all sciences in the Netherlands.