2016 ASDI Project Call

2016 ASDI Project Call

This call has closed and will open again in the first half of 2017

Accelerating Scientific Discovery (ASDI)

The Netherlands eScience Center (NLeSC) invites researchers in the domains of Environment & Sustainability, Humanities & Social Sciences, Life Sciences & eHealth, and Physics & Beyond to apply for funding.


The purpose of this Call for Proposals is to enable domain scientists, working in application fields of Environment & Sustainability, Humanities & Social Sciences, Life Sciences & eHealth, or Physics & Beyond, to address compute-intensive and/or data-driven problems within their research.

Successful proposals will pursue new scientific domain challenges and enhance and accelerate the process of scientific discovery within the field of application. To achieve this, the proposals will be characterized by the usage, adaptation, and integration of eScience methods and tools including software for optimized data handling, Big Data analytics, and efficient computing.

When to apply

The deadline for the submission of pre-proposals is Tuesday 17 May, 14:00 CEST. 
The deadline for submission of full proposals is Tuesday 30 August 14:00 CEST.

Submission of a full proposal is possible only after participation in the pre-proposal round.

Information Event

To allow all interested applicants to get acquainted with the approach and structure of the Netherlands eScience Center, the role of the eScience Research Engineers, and with the technologies being implemented and applied by NLeSC, an information event was organized at NLeSC on 14 April 2016.

Click here to download the presentation of Prof. Dr. Wilco Hazeleger and here to download the presentation of Dr. Rob van Nieuwpoort.


Submit your proposal

Please submit your proposal using NWO's electronic application system IRIS:

Submit here

In case you experience problems submitting your proposal, please also send to asdi-call@esciencecenter.nl.

This call is processed by NWO for the Netherlands eScience Center (NLeSC). The NLeSC Board decides in granting and rejection, and all grants will be awarded by NLeSC.

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