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Information session FWO: Research projects / grants /SBO & TBM    25 jan 2016

Information session FWO: Research projects / grants /SBO & TBM
25 jan 2016

What?
The Flemish landscape for research funding has been restructured. As of 1 January 2016, IWT (Agentschap voor Innovatie door Wetenschap en Technologie) and Agentschap Ondernemen have joined forces. As the “Agentschap Innoveren en Ondernemen” they will be the first contact point for researchers interested in business-oriented (applied) research funding (e.g. Baekeland mandates, Innovation mandates, TETRA, O&O,…). This means that the PhD scholarships in strategic basic research, the projects strategic basic research (SBO) and the TBM programme (Applied Biomedical Research with a Primary Societal Goal) have been transferred to FWO. In the upcoming weeks the call for projects strategic basic research and the call for the TBM programme will be launched by the FWO. In parallel the yearly call for FWO research projects and research grants (Krediet aan Navorsers) will be launched.

Therefore the Research Coordination Office organizes a combined information session on the FWO call for research projects and research grants (Krediet aan Navorsers), the FWO call on projects strategic basic research and the FWO call on the TBM programme. First FWO coordinator dr. Hans Willems will inform participants on the modalities of the FWO call for research projects and research grants (Krediet aan Navorsers). Next FWO coordinator dr. Tom Van de Putte will clarify the FWO call on projects strategic basic research. The session will be closed by FWO coordinator dr. Patricia Menten who will elaborate on the TBM programme.

More information on the calls can be found on the FWO website:

research projects http://www.fwo.be/nl/mandaten-financiering/onderzoeksprojecten/onderzoeksproject/
research grants http://www.fwo.be/nl/mandaten-financiering/individuele-kredieten/krediet-aan-navorser/.
Projects strategic basic research (SBO): available soon
TBM: available soon

Deadline?
FWO research projects and research grants
Submission Research Projects via e-portal FWO:
    Internal deadline 25 March 2016

Submission Research Grants via e-portal FWO:
    FWO deadline 1 April 2016

FWO projects strategic basic research (SBO)
Submission SBO Projects via email to sbo@fwo.be:
    FWO deadline 23 May 2016 (12 PM)

FWO TBM programme
Submission TBM Projects via email to tbm@fwo.be:
    FWO deadline 11 April 2016 (12 PM)

When?
Thursday 18 February 2016 
campus Diepenbeek in auditorium B5

13:00 – 14:30 FWO call for research projects and research grants (Krediet aan Navorsers)
14:30 – 14:45 Coffee break
14:45 – 15:45 FWO call for projects strategic basic research
15:45 – 16:30 FWO TBM programme

Please note that due to unforeseen circumstances, the starting hour for each information session will be moved up by 30 minutes. The new starting hours have been changed to hours above.

Registration?
Staff can register via https://uhintra01.uhasselt.be/activiteitenpersoneel/inschrijven.aspx?activiteit=3595

Contact?
FWO research projects and research grants: Ilse Haeldermans
FWO SBO projects and TBM programme: Annelies Stockmans