In September 2020 the call for the Amsterdam UMC TKI grant 2021 opened. The pre-application closed on November 20. Knowing that applying requires a serious effort of the researchers, we were very happy and proud to receive a total of 50 applications. There is an amount of 8 – 9 million euros available to be divided over the best PPP-research proposals. The jury will decide which projects goes to the final round on January 8.
About the TKI-PPI grant
The Amsterdam UMC TKI grants for PPP projects are available to all Amsterdam UMC researchers who wish to perform a research project in collaboration with an industrial party. The grant is to stimulate Amsterdam UMC researchers to perform research projects together with companies in Public-Private Partnerships (PPP). Funding is provided by the NL government (Ministry of Economic Affairs) through the Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland (RVO) and the Topconsortium voor Kennis en Innovatie Life Sciences & Health (TKI-LSH, a.k.a. Health-Holland).
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