Start signal sounded for arrival of 90 international researchers in Zuid-Holland

News - 06 December 2016

On 5 December 2016, the rectors of the three universities and the deans of both medical centres signed the consortium agreement for the LEaDing Fellows post-doc programme. In 2016, the five knowledge institutions received a joint European grant of € 6.3 million for this from the Marie Curie COFUND programme, which aims to promote international mobility among young academics. 

From left to right: Carel Stolker (rector magnificus, Leiden University), Karel Luyben (rector magnificus, TU Delft), Huibert Pols (rector magnificus, Erasmus University Rotterdam), Jaap Verweij (dean, Erasmus MC) and Jacqueline Ton (research director at LUMC, standing in for dean Pancras Hogendoorn).