Five researchers received the Public Engagement Seed Fund this autumn

Worth up to €10,000!

Twee bezoekers doen mee aan onderzoek tijdens het Betweter Festival 2023
Photo: Tessa de Geus @ Betweter Festival 2023

2023 saw a good number of applications for the Public Engagement Seed Fund. The Seed Fund is meant for organising a public activity with a general audience. You can apply for up to €10,000. Last autumn, no fewer than five applications were honoured. We highlight them for you below.

Public Engagement Seed Fund in 2024

In 2024, you can again apply for the Public Engagement Seed Fund as a researcher at Utrecht University and UMC Utrecht. The next deadline is Sunday 3 March. For more information on the assessment criteria and the application form, visit the website.

Looking for inspiration? Good examples, background, experiences of researchers and support staff: the magazine In Beeld gives you a nice picture of public engagement.

Do you have specific questions? Feel free to contact Team Public Engagement by sending an email to