step 1: November 1st until November 15th  2018 – Committee Criteria

A committee to be appointed by UitZicht of three experts (Mrs. Prof. J.M.M. Hooymans, Mr. Prof. A. Kijlstra and Mr. Prof. R.O. Schlingemann) will decide whether your request for a subsidy meets the definitions and preconditions and thus qualifies for UitZicht. If this is not the case, the application will be returned.

step 2: November 1st until November 20th  2018 – Sub-Panels ‘Scientific Quality’

The Sub-Panels are appointed by the UitZicht Committee. These Sub-Panels Scientific Quality appoint scientific experts to review.

It is the intention not to appoint reviewers who are also a member of the Sub-Panel.

step 3: November 16th 2018 until January 25th 2019 – Advice by the Patient  


A group of about 10 – 15 patients will establish an advice to the applicant. The reviews are collected by the secretariat.

step 4: November 27th 2018 until January 25th 2019 – Scientific Reviews

The reviewers are being approached and requested for a review. Reviews are collected by the secretariat.

step 5: February 15th until March 3rd 2019 (before 9.00 AM CET) –  Rebuttal

Rebuttal by the applicant on the Scientific Quality Reviews and the Advice by the Patient Panel.

step 6: March 4th – March 20th 2019 – Final Ranking and Final Advice

The Sub-Panels Scientific Quality give their final ranking and the Patient Panel gives its final advice.

step 7: March 26th 2019 – Meeting

Meeting of the chairmen of the Sub-Panels ‘Scientific Quality’, 2 members of the Patient Panel and 2 members of the UitZicht Committee. This meeting will lead to a final ranking of scientific quality and relevance. The Procedure and Applications may be discussed.

step 8: April 10th 2019 – Funds

Participating funds receive their subsidy requests, the reviews, the advice, the rebuttals and the rankings.

step 9: May 14th 2019 – Coordination Meeting

The participating funds meet. The main goal of this meeting is to avoid overfunding.

step 10: May 16th until May 25th 2019 (before 9.00 AM CET) – Final decisions

The funds announce their final decisions to the secretariat of UitZicht.

step 11: Before June 15th 2019 – Funds inform the applicants

Parallel – previous awarded research

  • Previous awarded researchers have to deliver their progress report before March 1st 2019.
  • By March 2nd 2019 these reports will be sent to the Progress Committee.
  • Around April 15th 2019 the report of the Progress Committee is completed. The funds will be informed.