Research support

VICI training

INFORMATION

Course code

VC-1600

Dates

New dates to be announced

Time and Place

9.00 - 13.00 in building Drienerburght

Course fee

This training will be paid from central funds. However, you do need permission from your head of department.

Group size

Minimum 5 participants.

Trainer

Ir. Erik Prins, independent advisor and Dr.ir. Aya van den Kroonenberg, senior grants consultant (Yellow Research).

Course materials

Course materials will be provided during the training.

FOR WHOM?

Excellent researchers (max. of 15 years after promotion) with an excellent idea for research, who consider applying for a NWO-VICI grant.

RESULT

  • Awareness on the context of NWO VICI grants
  • Further development of your ideas for doing research
  • A sound proposal for the grant
  • Good presentation of your research proposal
  • Increased chances for funding

CONTENT

Context of the ‘NWO vernieuwingsimpuls':

  • Developing the VICI project idea
  • CV presentation
  • Writing a VICI-grant proposal
  • Proposal review by peer course members, trainers and a small board of professors from the University of Twente
  • Presentation skills (when reaching the second round)
  • Support from the University of Twente

If you reach the second round: training on presentation skills.

DURATION AND TIME INVESTMENT

Training parallel to proposal writing.
First half-day:

  • Theory and instruction on developing a project idea, CV presentation and panel discussion
  • Individual advice from experts on project idea

Second half-day:

  • Improving presentation of project idea and CV against the evaluation criteria and instruction for proposal writing

Third half-day:

  • Improving the proposal

ADMISSION CRITERIA

Not applicable

Further information
Patrick Hoetink
Strategy & Policy

Selected course is not available.