Research project Kom op tegen Kanker


In the context of the ‘Kom op tegen Kanker’ campaign, the FWO awards an allowance of €500,000 to support a project conducting research in the area of the campaign theme. The theme for this call is 'Research about late effects of treatment of cancer survivors'.


  • Biennial call
  • Period: 2 year
  • Staff and bench fee:  minimum €45,000 - maximum €130,000
  • Additional equipment / matching funding:  maximum €150,000
  • Theme: Research about late effects of treatment of cancer survivors
  • Call closed
  • Announcement of results: 22 November 2017
  • Start of project: 1 January 2018

Profile and conditions

  • As a team of researchers you need bench fees, equipment and personnel grants.
  • Your research will be carried out under the supervision of a university in the Flemish Community or at officially registered higher education institutions that can award a PhD degree, and, where appropriate, in collaboration with Flemish or federal scientific institutions.
  • Your research relates to the theme of the "Kom op tegen Kanker" campaign.
  • Your research project will be carried out under the direction of a supervisor, possibly in collaboration with one or more co-supervisors.
  • All material acquired under a bench fee or equipment grant of the FWO shall become the property of the university.
  • The host institution is the employer of staff remunerated under research projects.
  • Supervisors and co-supervisors are not allowed any remuneration or accumulation with a remuneration under a research project.
  • You agree with the Research Integrity Clause


  • You propose a list of 10 external referees (refer to the regulations to see who is eligible).
  • Your application is submitted to a number of these referees for evaluation.
  • A dedicated FWO Expert Panel evaluates your application.
  • This Expert Panel reports to the Board of Trustees.
  • The Board of Trustees decides on the appointment.
  • You can ask for feedback on the decision.
  • More information

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