Wanted: scientists who want to turn their research into businesses with big impact

Wanted: scientists who want to turn their research into businesses with big impact

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2 Dec 18 Jan Multiple

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Faculty of Impact helps you turn your research into a business with impact.

Job description

If you want to make an impact on society with your research, Faculty of Impact is for you. We offer a two-year grant, so you can dedicate 100% of your time, energy and brain power on turning your research into a business with impact. On top of that you’ll receive world class entrepreneurship training, intensive coaching and an international network to boot.

The first call for proposals is now open. We have room for a group of ten hypermotivated fellows that focus on sustainability and the energy transition.

Not sure if this is for you? Join one of our webinars to find out.


Faculty of Impact


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;
  • Will be supported by your institute to make this a reality.

The Dutch Research Council (NWO) selects the fellows for the Faculty of Impact. The selection committee consists of industry experts, program mentors, entrepreneurs, representatives from universities, universities of applied sciences, and investors.

They will judge your application based on the following criteria:

  • Quality of the idea
  • Quality of the applicant
  • Impact on energy transition and sustainability

Conditions of employment

During the two year program, you’ll get €200.000 in funding, a world-class entrepreneurship program and coaching.


Faculty of Impact

Faculty of Impact is created by the Dutch universities (UNL), together with our Dutch Research Council NWO and Techleap.


  • PhD; Postdoc
  • Doctorate
  • AT FoI1



The Netherlands, 1076 EE, Multiple

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