Neuroscience researchers Wilma van de Berg, Martijn Beudel, Henne Holstege, Laura Jonkman, Eric Reits, and René van Rijn have been awarded a TKI-PPP grant varying from 339.00 till 640.000 euro for their research project in collaboration with an industrial partner. The funding is provided by the Dutch government (Ministry of Economic Affairs & Climate Policy) through the Top Sector Life Sciences & Health (Health-Holland). It is meant to supports innovative research and development realized by public-private partnerships (PPP).
Amsterdam UMC TKI-PPP grant of 2020-2021
The Amsterdam UMC TKI grants for PPP projects are available to all Amsterdam UMC researchers and aims to them to perform more research projects in collaboration with companies in public-private partnerships. Approximately 8.5 million euros is available for the best PPP-research proposals. This round, 50 applications were submitted, 17 proposals could be awarded, of which six proposals submitted by neuroscience researchers, collectively resulting in 2.8 million euros in neuroscience research in Amsterdam.
Dysfunctional adaptive immune responses drive the disease progression of Parkinson’s disease
dr. Wilma D.J. van de Berg, Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc
Subsidy of € 420.150
Applying Personalized Neuromodulation using Neural ‘Fingerprints’
dr. Martijn Beudel, Amsterdam UMC, location AMC
Subsidy of € 510.320
Comparison of genetic repeat expansions between Alzheimer’s Disease patients and cognitively healthy centenarians
dr. Henne Holstege, Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc
Subsidy of € 640.000
PA-MRI in AD
Pathological sensitivity of MRI biomarkers in AD
dr. Laura E. Jonkman, Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc
Subsidy of € 462.031
Compound screening and validation to reduce mutant huntingtin levels
dr. Eric Reits, Amsterdam UMC, location AMC
Subsidy of € 440.481
Automated Strabismus Measurement
dr. L.J. (René) van Rijn, Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc
Subsidy of € 339.000
Read the other selected research project on the Innovation Exchange Amsterdam website.