Dutch Research Council NWO awarded a 'Veni' grant to six young and talented UT researchers. Eefje Hendriks, Lonneke Lenferink, Francis Kalloor Joseph, Tom Kamperman, Anastasia Lavrenko and Kim Pondman get, thanks to this grant, the opportunity of working out their innovative ideas. From printing muscle tissue to building disaster-proof houses and better avoiding cancer metastases.
Veni grants are part of NWO's Talent programme, aiming at scientists in subsequent steps in their career. The Veni's were awarded in two steps this time. In this round, 78 Veni's were granted in the domains of social sciences and humanities, and applied and engineering sciences. The laureates will receive a grant of 280,000 euro max, for curiosity driven and innovative research.
You can also check NWO's press release for a full overview.