Programme Research & Implementation

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Coronacrisis and cancer research

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Please note changes due to corona crisis!

CALL 2020-I

Call opens: 4 October 2019
Call closes: 18 December 2019 (12.00 noon)
Funding decision:    September 2020 (originally June/July 2020)


Scheduled interviews regarding the Young Investigator Grants are postponed. Candidates will receive a personal message. Interviews regarding the Research Consortia are also postponed, possibly canceled.

CALL 2021-I (originally 2020-2)

Call opens: 9 March 2020
Call closes: 12 August 2020 12.00 noon (originally 8 May 2020)
Funding decision:    March 2021 (originally December 2020)


The postponement of the closing date has no consequences for applicants for the Young Investigator Grants. The original conditions remain valid.


Call opens 8 May 2020
Call closes 12 August 2020 at 12.00 noon (originally 3 June)
Full proposal  
Call opens 21 September 2020 (originally 15 July)
Call closes 4 November 2020 at 12.00 noon (originally 26 August)
Funding decision        March 2021 (originally November 2020)


In the Infrastructure Initiatives call 2021, emphasis will be given to the development of a national platform for early detection and diagnosis of rare cancers.

CALL 2021-2

Call opens: February 2021 (exact date TBA)
Call closes: May 2021 (exact date TBA)
Funding decision:    December 2021


Guidelines and funding conditions

Please read our Guidelines carefully and download our funding conditions and other important documents.

The core of the PR&I

​​The PR&I is a new way of


R&D tracks

​KWF asks researchers to identify the path that is needed to implement their research results.


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Former granting

​​For proposals funded before Jan.  8, 2016, the prior funding conditions apply (in Dutch).

PR&I in Dutch

Read info on PR&I in Dutch.