Kickstart your innovative research project with a DASH Project Grant

Are you at the forefront of data-driven health research? Turn your groundbreaking ideas into reality with the DASH Project Grant. This annual grant serves as your gateway to not only a financial boost of up to €15,000 but also dedicated expertise from UMCG's Data Science Center in Health (DASH). This grant is exclusively available to UMCG researchers in (pre)clinical departments conducting promising research in the field of data challenges, research IT, eHealth or data science.

Who Can Apply?

This grant is intended for researchers affiliated with the UMCG in (pre)clinical departments who are ready to make significant contributions to research that:
•    Pioneers new methods or technologies in data (IT), eHealth, or data science.
•    Requires a level of support beyond current capabilities.
•    Fills a gap in UMCG’s existing solutions.
•    Has the promise to benefit all within UMCG.

How to Apply?

Ready to make your mark? You can do so easily via this one-page application form that clarifies:
•    The challenge your research aims to address.
•    The synergy between your project and DASH’s mission to embed data science into the DNA of the UMCG.
•    The innovative data science aspects of your approach and its benefit to UMCG.
•    The absence of a current solution needed to address your research question.
•    The reasons why DASH’s support is crucial for your project.

Ready to make your mark? Download the form here and submit your application by 15 January 2024 to [email protected]

What’s Next?

A select committee will review applications, and the most promising will be invited to present their project pitch. One project will be selected as a DASH project.

Inspired by Success

Discover the previous DASH projects:
•    Creating a big database: how to link data from different sources
•    Implementing a digital pathology network for tissue and cell-based deep learning facility 
•    Validation and implementation of predictive algorithms to facilitate patient-tailored medicine – supporting medical decision-making