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DI funded research projects

At the Donders Institute, we stimulate and support cooperation between researchers and societal partners by funding specific research initiatives which harness the strength of our research and the knowledge or facilities of our partners to address pressing scientific and societal issues. To further encourage collaboration, we offer a research stimulation funds designed to facilitate new partnerships and projects within our research community.

Forms of DI funding

Currently the Donders Institute offers these different forms of funding. If you are looking to start new collaborations or interactions, you are invited to apply for one of these funding options, to help bring your innovative ideas to live.

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Donders Challenges

To address specific scientific and society-related challenges that should be resolved within 6 years

Donders Challenges
Droneshot met uitzicht op het Erasmusgebouw en de rest van de campus.

Cross-centre collaborations

Seed funding for collaborative projects between researchers from two or more DI centres

Cross-centre collaborations
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Focus groups

Funding for regular meetings where different centres come together around a topic or method.

Focus groups