For external grant opportunities, the Amsterdam UMC Research Grant Support team provides support for Amsterdam UMC researchers on a large variety of national and international grant schemes and funds.

Research Grant Support

The Amsterdam UMC Research Grant Support team offers tailor-made services to researchers in Amsterdam UMC. The grant advisors provide up-to-date knowledge and expertise to secure the acquisition of national and European research grants fostering successful and excellent scientific research in Amsterdam UMC. Targeted grants support services are catered to the specific needs of Amsterdam UMC applicants applying to e.g. EU funding programs, prestigious national consortium grants and the NWO Talent Program as well as other prestigious ‘talent’ grants. Visit the Amsterdam UMC Research Grant Support page for more detailed information or subscribe to the Yellow Pages in order to receive the latest news on grant opportunities.   

Yellow pages

Yellow Pages is the weekly newsletter from the Amsterdam UMC Research Grant Support team. It is published on Thursdays and contains announcements about grant opportunities, scientific meetings and other activities related to research. Input for Yellow Pages can be sent to on Mondays, before 12.00 hrs. To subscribe/ unsubscribe: please send an e-mail to

Internal support Heart Foundation Dekker grants

Internal support is provided for several Dutch Heart Foundation Dekker grants: the Postdoc grant, Senior Scientist grant, Clinical Established Investigator grant and the Established Investigator grant. As of November 2021, a pilot is started with internal support for the Junior Clinical Scientist, Clinical Scientist and Senior Clinical Scientist grant. An information booklet is available for all Dekker grants. This support is coordinated by the Amsterdam UMC Research Grant Support together with the ACS research institute and is open to researchers from both Amsterdam UMC locations. Visit the Heart Foundation intranet page for more information (internal link, only accessible for Amsterdam UMC researchers).

Grant opportunities in the cardiovascular field

Are you looking for funding for your cardiovascular research? Major national funders and health foundations active in the field of cardiovascular sciences are listed below. Grants may include consortium grants, personal grants and grants for additional costs (travel expenses, thesis costs).

  • The Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development, ZonMw (website, in Dutch)
  • Dutch Heart Foundation (website, in Dutch)
  • Dutch Diabetes Research Foundation (website, in Dutch)
  • Lung Foundation Netherlands (website, in Dutch)
  • Dutch Kidney Foundation (website, in Dutch)

Contact details

Visit the Amsterdam UMC Research Grant Support page for further information or send an email: