* Grants

The table shows from top to bottom grants awarded in 2018, running grants and completed grants,awarded in earlier years, including their financial envelope, running period and –if not the NWO-institute- the name of the Nikhef partner university via which the grants have been obtained.

The year 2018 has been extremely successful: 25,5M€ has been acquired from a variety of funding channels (NWO, Horizon2020), three times more than in 2017 (7,8M€), with the remark that half of this success is attributable to the funding from the Roadmap for Large Research Infrastructures for KM3NeT 2.0 (12,7 M€).

Leader Title Source Period Budget(k€) Partner
Awarded Van Den Broeck VICI: Black holes and gravitational waves: A new route to cosmology and fundamental physics NWO 2019-2023 1,500
Ferrari/Van Eijk Determining the Higgs Trilinear coupling with the ATLAS detector at the LHC NWO 2019-2023 435
Fransen Take-off: Holografische emitter NWO 2018-2019 40
Bentvelsen Roadmap: KM3NeT 2.0: Neutrino Science in the Deep Sea NWO 2019-2028 12,730
Linde NWO/G: Gravitational waves: The new cosmic messengers NWO 2018-2023 3,520 UvA
S. de Jong NWO/G: Searching for Ultra-High-Energy Cosmic-Ray Sources using a new Detector Concept in the Pierre Auger Observatory NWO 2018-2023 2,500
Linde Gravitational waves: a new road to fundamental physics, astrophysics, and cosmology NWO 2019-2025 2,514
P. de Jong The Hidden Universe of Weakly Interacting Particles NWO 2019-2025 1,879 UvA
Basegmez NWO/f: Dark Matter Detection in the Deep Sea NWO 2019-2021 251
Jansweijer EMPIR/WRITE: White Rabbit Industrial Timing Enhancement EU 2018-2021 108
Total 25,477
Running Van Eijk/ Bentvelsen Splitting the Higgs: the connection to dark matter FOM/Pr 2013-2019 400
Filthaut/ N. de Groot Higgs as a portal to new physics FOM/Pr 2013-2019 396 RU
Van den Broecke The discovery of gravitational waves with Advanced Virgo and LIGO FOM/Pr 2015-2019 404
Peitzmann Solving the direct photon puzzle in heavy-ion reactions with direct photon interferometry FOM/Pr 2016-2020 400 UU
Vreeswijk/Laenen Top spin FOM/Pr 2016-2020 468 UvA
Merk/Fleischer Very rare beauty decays: a magnifying glass for quantum physics FOM/Pr 2017-2021 504
Rojo Nuclear Parton Distributions from LHC Data FOM/Pr 2017-2021 420 VU
Bentvelsen director’s budget FOM 2015-2019 500
Van den Brand Field studies with seismic and gravity-gradient sensor networks for gravitational waves physics and oil-and-gas exploration FOM-HTSM 2015-2019 332 VU
Linde Roadmap: Dutch contributions to the detector upgrades of the Large Hadron Collider experiments at CERN NWO 2014-2023 15,240
Grelli VIDI: The hottest place in the Universe NWO 2015-2019 800 UU
Petraki VIDI: Deciphering the dark matter code NWO 2016-2020 800
Du Pree VIDI: Higgs from Z to A NWO 2017-2022 800
Snellings VICI: A new state of matter: The Quark Gluon Plasma NWO 2012-2016 1,500 UU
Igonkina VICI: Leptons that have created the world NWO 2016-2021 1,500
Van der Kolk NWO N/V: Shower modelling in imaging calorimeters. NWO 2017-2020 257
Gauld VENI: Precision physics with heavy quarks: from colliders to the cosmos NWO 2018-2021 250
Van der Schee VENI: Black hole horizons and the quark-gluon plasma NWO 2018-2021 250 UU
Herzog VIDI: Decoding Singularities of Feynman Graphs NWO 2018-2023 800
Heijboer VICI: Cosmic Neutrinos: a new tool for physics and astronomy NWO 2018-2023 1,500
Hulsbergen VICI: Discovering Dark Matter at the LHC NWO 2017-2022 1,500
Tuning VICI: Antimatter matters: probing the differences to the bottom NWO 2017-2022 1,500
Bentvelsen NWA Route 2 Startimpuls NWO 2018-2021 738
Caron iDark: The intelligent Dark Matter Survey NLeSC 2016-2019 498 RU (250 in-kind)
Verkerke Automated Parallel Calculation of Collaborative Statistical Models NLeSC 2016-2019 491 (250 in-kind)
Van Bakel SENSEIS: Silent sensors for stellar echo’s and seismic surveys STW 2014-2019 495 UT
PDP group Contribution to the national e-infrastructure SURFsara 2016-2018 1,285
Van Eijk HiSparc – ‘betadecanen’ Univ. 2014-2018 210
Kooijman AdG: Chromium (PI: Jennifer Thomas, UCL, UK) EU/ERC 2016-2021 1,109
Groep EGI Operational security EGI 2018-2020 89
Berge/Heijboer ASTERICS: Astronomy ESFRI and Research Infrastructure Cluster EU 2015-2018 364 UvA
Van Rijn HNSciCloud: Helix Nebula – The Science Cloud EU 2016-2018 233
Groep AARC-2: Authentication and Authorisation for Research and Collaboration EU 2017-2019 236
Groep AENEAS: Advanced European Network of E-infrastructures for Astronomy with the SKA EU 2017-2019 67
M. de Jong KM3NeT 2.0 (Preparatory Phase, Nikhef is Coordinator) EU 2017-2019 786
Benson Transformations with Neutrals and Turbo analyses EU 2017-2019 166
Dietrich Gravitational Waves and Electromagnetic Counterparts from Generic Binary Neutron Star Systems EU 2018-2020 166
Nocera Parton Dynamics in QCD Hadron Structure: collinear FFs and unpolarized TMDs EU 2018-2020 166
Groep EOSC Hub EU 2018-2020 477
Total 38,097
Completed Igonkina Search for tau decays to a muon and a photon to understand the lack of anti-matter in the universe FOM/Pr 2012-2018 400
Peitzmann Thermal photon measurements in ALICE: probing the initial temperature of the quark-gluon plasma FOM/Pr 2012-2018 394 UU
Mulders Quantum chromodynamics at work in the Higgs sector FOM/Pr 2012-2018 379 VU
Postma Keeping track of time during inflation FOM/Pr 2012-2018 385
Mischke A charming way to disentangle initial- and final-state effects at the LHC FOM/Pr 2013-2018 270 UU
Ferrari CP violation in the Higgs sector FOM/Pr 2014-2018 396
Saueressig Black hole dynamics in asymptotically safe quantum gravity FOM/Pr 2014-2018 398 RU
Van den Brand FOM Valorisatieprijs 2015 FOM/val 2016-2018 235 VU
Van den Brand Wireless seismic sensors FOM/IPP 2013-2018 256
Zeune VENI: Towards realistic predictions for new physics searches at the LHC NWO 2015-2018 249
De Vries VENI: Heart of Darkness: how to unravel the nature of dark matter NWO 2016-2018 222
Van Tilburg VIDI: The high-precision frontier in beauty and charm decays NWO 2013-2018 800
Mischke VICI: Tomography of the Quark-Gluon Plasma – beauty quarks as a key probe NWO 2015-2018 1,500 UU
Mulders AdG: Quantum Chromodynamics at Work EU/ERC 2013-2018 2,069 VU
Van der Graaf AdG: MEMS-made Electron Emission Membranes EU/ERC 2013-2018 2,396
Vermaseren AdG: Solving High Energy Physics Equations using Monte Carlo Gaming Techniques – HEPGAME EU/ERC 2013-2018 1,739
Van den Brand Studies with seismic sensors and long-range communication HTSM-TKI 2016-2018 230 VU
Van den Brand Next generation seismic equipment: Lora enabled seismic sensors Shell 2016-2018 269 VU
Total 12,587