FMS researchers awarded by the Gravitation program 2016-2017

The Dutch Minister of Education Culture and Science, Jet Bussemaker, has announced today the six research teams of top scientists from various Dutch universities that have received funding to jointly set up excellent scientific research programs in the coming years. In this new call of the Gravitation program, each consortium will receive 18.8 million euros, overall it is a total amount of 112.8 million euros.

Several members of the FMS Research Center are involved in two of the awarded programs. Prof. Bert Meijer (TU/e) is one of the co-applicants in the program Materials-driven regeneration: Regenerating tissue and organ function with intelligent, life-like materialschaired by Prof. Carlijn Bouten (TU/e). Also Prof. Jan van Hest and associate professor Patricia Dankers (TU/e), who works together with Prof. Bouten in several collaborative projects, are participating in this program.

In the Radboud University, FMS Prof. Wilhelm Huck is co-applicant of the awarded program BaSyC – Building a Synthetic Cell, which is led by TU Delft with Prof. A.M. Dogterom as main applicant.

 

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