The programme 'Scientific infrastructure for astronomy, computer science and mathematics - Investment Grant NWO Medium' is open for applications. This programme encourages Dutch universities, research institutes and libraries to invest in innovative equipment or data collections of national or international importance.
The scientific infrastructure to be purchased or developed has to have a clear focus on astronomy, computer science and/or mathematics. The NWO budget for this programme is about 1.1 million euro. Applications can request a NWO-contribution to the investment from 110,000 to 500,000 euro. The obligatory co-funding is at least 25% of the costs of the total investment (i.e. at least 33% of the requested NWO grant). The deadline for proposals is Tuesday 30 January 2018, 14:00 CET.