With the Out of the Box (OOTB) grants, ACS grants €25.000 which should be used to strengthen a future grant application, in which researchers from Amsterdam UMC location AMC and VUmc participate. Possible options for applications: proof of concept experiment, costs for unique (expensive) imaging or genetics studies, working visit abroad to gain expertise, or any other innovative idea which will improve your future grant application.
This grant is currently closed. When application for the next round will be opened, an announcement will be made through our newsletter and news articles.
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Who can apply: Project leaders of ACS who use this grant to start new collaboration between Amsterdam UMC locations AMC and VUmc. Research nurses can be part of the team in translational research projects. NB. A researcher may only submit one ACS OOTB proposal at the same time.
Your application will be judged on:
- Collaboration between Amsterdam UMC locations AMC and VUmc (obligatory)
- Quality of improving perspective for obtaining external grants
- Perspective to fit in ACS
- Quality of project plan
- Quality of project group
- Translational nature of the project
The application form will appear here once the new call opens.