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Open mind 2017

29 June 2017
250.000 euro
open mind
5 September 2017 - 2:00pm
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Researchers are often societally involved and full of ideas for improving the world. The Open Mind programme of NWO domain TTW offers an accessible opportunity to take such ideas to practice. Open Mind is open to surprising research ideas that could lead to applications with a societal impact. The emphasis is on new ideas that have not been researched by the applicants yet.
After two successful earlier rounds NWO domain TTW has recently opend a new round. TTW invites researchers to think out of the box and submit their research ideas that could lead to societal impact. The five applications ranked highest will be awarded one year of research means of 50.000 Euros. The winners are announced at the TTW annual congress, which takes place on November 9th 2017.
The deadline for submitting applications is September 5th 2017, 14.00 CEST. Applications (pdf format, maximum of 2 pages) and a short video can be submitted in the ISAAC application system of NWO. 
For more information, please contact program officers Anne van der Ham and Erwin Onderdijk.