The dutch research council has awarded with a vidi grant of €800,000 to Julia kamenz, Vania correia de aguiar, Alberto Godioli, Gert Stulp, and Marco Demaria. With this grant, the researchers could develop their own innovative five-year research plans and can establish their own research groups.
Vidi grants aimed at experienced researchers who is caring out some successful research for some year after getting PhD. In this programme, researchers can feel free to submit their own research topics for funding. Totally, 402 researchers submitted their research proposals with the hope of obtaining funding in this round of vidi applications. Nearly about 78 of these proposals were honoured.