Joint U.S. - Netherlands Cyber Security call open for proposals

NWO invites applications for the joint U.S. -Netherlands Cyber Security Research Programme. Deadline of submissions is August 31, 2017. Researchers with a background in ICT or Computer Science can submit a proposal within the themes of this call, in partnership with a U.S. co-applicant. The total budget available for funding in selected joint research projects is € 2,35 million. Applicants may apply for one PhD or 2/3 year PostDoc position and up to € 15,000 for additional research funding. 

Aim is to enable Netherlands-based researchers and U.S.-based researchers to collaborate with each other in a joint execution of high quality research proposals and to help build long-term relationships among scientists from the two countries. For this call, DHS CSD, the Ministry of Security and Justice and NWO have jointly selected two themes which should be the main focus of the submitted research proposals. As research themes the following Technological Topic Areas (TTA’s) are selected:

  • Industrial Control Systems/ Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (ICS/SCADA);
  • Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks and the Domain Name System (DNS).

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