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Connecting Science and Society

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During the course of 2018, NWO will implement a simplified package of funding instruments for all domains. From 1 August 2018 onwards, researchers will be able to submit proposals for the first calls published according to this new model. Via the websites, NWO and ZonMw will announce changes to the current instruments at least six months before these are effected.

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