Vidi grant for Florian Meirer

21. 6. 2016 | Susan

This month, Florian Meirer received a Vidi grant for his research on the structure of catalysts in relation to their performance. The Vidi grant from NWO is aimed on outstanding researchers who have performed several years of successful research, after their promotion. Scientists that receive the Vidi grant, belong to the best ten to twenty percent of their field. The election is based on the quality of the scientist, the innovative character of their research, the expected scientific impact of the research proposal and the opportunities for knowledge utilization.

In 2015, 572 researchers submitted a Vidi application. NWO awarded 87 applications. With a Vidi grant up to 800.000 Euro, scientists can set up their own research group.

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