2016 DTEC Project Call

2016 DTEC Project Call

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

Joint eScience and Data Science across Top Sectors

The Netherlands eScience Center (NLeSC), Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research Physical Sciences (NWO), and Dutch Digital Delta invite technology-oriented researchers to apply for funding and support for researching disruptive eScience technologies.


This call for proposals aims at research and development of disruptive solutions associated with big data handling, big data analytics and related computational methods in order to be able to address novel cross-sectoral scientific challenges described in the COMMIT2DATA White Paper.

A successful project should address (a) domain challenge(s) from one or more sectors using novel digital technologies and data science methods that are studied and developed within the project.

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 12 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 dtec-call@esciencecenter.nl.

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