Research proposals should be submitted in the web application, that you will find on this page after September 8, 2020. Please use the PIHC Proposal 2020 Format for your research proposal and the PIHC Financial Plan 2020 Format for your financial plan (will be updated soon). To submit a Dutch proposal use the Dutch formats. A Dutch and English title, keywords and public summary will be included in all proposals. 


  • Innovative project on the cutting edge of medicine and technology;
  • The project is a collaborative effort of at least a researcher of the UT or Saxion and a medical professional of MST, ZGT or Deventer Hospital;
  • The project answers a clear clinical need;
  • The project is technically-scientifically challenging and has an impact on healthcare;
  • The proposal format is used and guidelines are followed.
  • A financial plan according to the PIHC format is attached, with a maximum requested budget of €60,000.

Timeline PIHC 2020

  • Matchmaking event: Tuesday 8 September 2020
  • PIHC2020 call open: Wednesday 9 September 2020
  • Deadline proposals: Monday 26 October 2020 12.00h
  • Awarding of vouchers: Tuesday 26 January 2021 
  • Deadline start projects: 31 July 2021. Please note: vouchers of projects that have not started at 31 July 2021 will be withdrawn. 
  • Deadline project end: 12 months after start of the project, ultimately 31 July 2022