Call for proposals:
Sprint projects 2024

Do you want to foster societal impact or educational innovation related to the six Healthy Start ambitions? The Healthy Start-ers Fund can help your kickstart your ideas. Submit your Sprint project proposal before 11 December 2023, 11:00 CET.

Healthy Start invites researchers and their non-academic partners to submit proposals for:

  1. Concrete activities for and with an external partner/stakeholder to co-develop or co-deliver knowledge, and/or
  2. Concrete activities to strengthen ongoing Healthy Start research by engaging external stakeholders, and/or
  3. Concrete activities to innovate existing education programs/courses, and/or
  4. New (extra-curricular) educational activities involving external (societal) partner(s).

Who can apply

All academic staff members of the Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Erasmus MC (EMC) and TU Delft (TUD), including lecturers, medical doctors, tenure trackers, post-docs and PhD-students can submit a proposal. The project should be interdisciplinary, and therefore involve at least two researchers from at least two Convergence partners (EUR, EMC, TUD). Projects should also involve at least one external partner in the project as co-applicant.

How to apply

The completed application form, including support letters, should be sent as one PDF file to programme manager Jennifer Kockx: The deadline for applications is Monday 11 December 2023, 11:00 CET.

Contact for questions

Programme manager Jennifer Kockx:
Innovation manager Puck van de Bovenkamp: