Vidi is part of Innovational Research Incentives Scheme from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). Vidi is aimed at outstanding researchers who have carried out their doctorates and several years of successful research. NWO selected the winners based on the quality of the researcher, the innovative nature of the research, the expected scientific impact of the research proposal and opportunities for knowledge utilization. The grant comprises of 800,000 Euro and gives recipients the opportunity to spend five years developing their own innovative line of research and employ one or more researchers to assist them.

Awarded in 2019

Matthijs Jore

universitair docent medische microbiologie

Ritse Mann


Daniele Tauriello

assistant professor Celbiologie

Johannes Textor

universitair docent

Awarded in 2018

Frank van de Veerdonk


Simon van Heeringen

universitair docent

Awarded in 2017

Sita Vermeulen

associate professor Health Evidence

Vivian Weerdesteyn

associate professor revalidatie

Awarded in 2015

Michiel Schreuder


Awarded in 2014

Bart Smeets

assistant professor pathologie

Awarded in 2013

Sander Leeuwenburgh


Taco Kooij

assistant professor medische microbiologie

Awarded in 2012

Dirk Lefeber