Out of the Box grants should be used to strengthen a future grant application, in which researchers from Amsterdam UMC location AMC and VUmc participate.

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.

The ACS OOTB grant is now open. Submission deadline is  1 March 2021, 12:00 AM

Application

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.

How to apply: send your ACS grant application form (see downloads below) before 1 March 2021, 12:00 AM to acs@amsterdamumc.nl.

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

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