Maastricht Platform for Community-Engaged Research Fund

The MPCER Fund aims to further develop a multidisciplinary platform for researchers at Maastricht University (UM). The focus of this platform is on ‘community-engaged research’, or research that involves the relevant group in seeking solutions to challenges that they face in society.   The MPCER contributes to four goals. First and foremost, it provides an…

GRESB Research Fund

The GRESB Research Fund raises money to fund research and education at Maastricht University (UM) related to sustainability in the real-estate sector (homes, office buildings and other real estate in the Netherlands and abroad). Key areas of attention are health, climate risks and the financial and economic implications of energy efficiency.   For example, with…

Youth, Food and Health chair

The chair in Youth, Food and Health is engaged in research and education revolving around young people and healthy nutrition.   Based at the Brightlands Campus Greenport in Venlo, the chair has three objectives. First, the professors appointed to the chair investigate the key research questions: why do young people often eat unhealthily, and how…

Peter Elverding chair

The focus of the Peter Elverding chair is to conduct research, contribute to educational programs, and engage with practitioners in the area of sustainable business, corporate culture and long termism.   In this respect, several influencers of long termism and corporate decision-making will be researched: such as the role of corporate regulation, corporate culture, and…

Excalibur Fund

  Cutting edge technology in regenerative medicine The human body has an impressive capacity for self-recovery but sometimes its repair mechanisms fall short and help is needed to fix the damage from aging or injury. This can be accomplished by using materials such as artificial heart valves, dental implants or fillers to repair bone fractures.…

SHE Fund

  ”Students in today’s programmes are tomorrow’s leaders in their country’s health system.”   SHE Having research, education and valorisation as its cornerstones, the School of Health Professions Education (SHE) has expertise in research and education in the broad healthcare domain that have a societal impact. SHE is probably the largest and most productive group…

Jassim Aba Al-Khail Fund

Mission The mission of this fund is ‘to strengthen the community and to improve the study-success of first year-students at the Faculty of Law of Maastricht University through mentoring, monitoring and other activities deemed necessary to achieve these goals. Advisory Committee A committee of three members will based on the request by the Faculty of…

Brain Battle Fund

Battling against acute brain injury                                                  Social value Following reanimation, cerebral hemorrhage, severe stroke or a serious accident, brains may suddenly become heavily damaged, with disastrous results for both patient and family. These patients must be admitted to the intensive care unit, where the function of the heart and lungs can be temporarily taken over.…

Queen of Hearts Fund

The Queen of Hearts Fund has set itself the target of halving the chances of growth retardation and pre-eclampsia by 2025. It also emphatically wishes to position pregnancy as a specific biological stress test and, by doing so, ensure and maintain the health, well-being and productivity of women in the longer term.

Knowledge Transfer Fund

This step towards achieving a broader vision has been embedded university-wide by means of the establishment of a new ‘Knowledge Transfer and University Venturing’ chair. It seems reasonable to expect that third parties and businesses will be willing to make a contribution to our achieving this aim. Partially for this reason, the university has decided…