Research Funding Academy

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Utrecht University provides extensive support to its researchers via the Research Funding Academy. Below, you will find a concise overview of the provided activities and tools. More elaborate information can be found on the intranet (UU employees only).

  • Research Funding Days Research Funding Days An annual event in June with information sessions, workshops and panel discussions to help researchers with applications for research funding.
  • Research Data Management Support A one-stop-shop for personal advice, solutions and workshops in the fields of data-management planning, storage and archiving, privacy and legal aspects, and publishing.
  • Writing courses (various moments per year) Writing courses (various moments per year) Support in writing a successful research application.
  • Research Funding Toolkit Research Funding Toolkit All kinds of useful online information on acquiring research funding.
  • Do’s en don’ts brochure Do’s en don’ts brochure Dos and don’ts for making successful applications for the ERC, Veni, Vidi and Vici grants.
  • Horizon 2020 Track Horizon 2020 Track A series of information sessions and workshops on applying for Horizon 2020 funding throughout the year.
  • Impact Track Impact Track A series of information sessions and workshops on achieving impact with research throughout the year.
  • Impacter Impacter An online tool for improving the impact paragraph in your research proposal.
  • ERC Support programme ERC Support programme A support programme for ERC candidates throughout the year with workshops, feedback sessions and editor services, amongst other things.
  • NWO Research Incentives Scheme support programme NWO Research Incentives Scheme support programme A support programme for Vidi and Vici candidates throughout the year with workshops, feedback sessions and editor services, amongst other things.
  • RESEARCHconnect RESEARCHconnect An online service that comprises thousands of research funding opportunities which can be searched in various ways.

Would you like to know more?

Would you like to know more about the available support? If you do, please contact the Research Support Office of the faculty in question or send an email to rfa@uu.nl.