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This is the place where your journey as an entrepreneurial researcher starts. It will take a lot of guts and grit to start your own business, but the first step is an easy one. Find out if you are a good fit with the program and how to apply here.

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For who

The Faculty looks for researchers with motivation for entrepreneurship and impact, a good idea and research applicable to the theme. You can apply for the Faculty of Impact if you: work at a Dutch research institute, want your research to have a positive impact in the world and will be supported by your institute to make this a reality.

6 steps to apply

Application elements

Important downloads



Support letter


Support letter supervisor


Support letter research director


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