Our supporting programmes

​Part of Oncode’s research budget is earmarked for targeted research-support programmes. Oncode Investigators will be able to make use of these funds for the purpose of promoting translational and clinical connections and enhancing individual projects and personal development. Funds will not be distributed equally among the OIs but will be allocated to plans that will help to fulfil Oncode’s objectives. Examples of these programmes are listed below.

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Drug Repurposing Programme
In order to support researchers in bringing novel therapeutic applications to the patient at affordable costs, Oncode has acquired the next generation Broad Institute Drug Repurposing library, which contains more than 6.000 drugs in various stages of clinical development. The Drug Repurposing programme enables all Oncode researchers to have access to the library. Furthermore, Oncode will provide interested investigators with the technical infrastructure and expertise that is required to perform compound screens, even with a complex experimental setup.
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Patient Engagement Programme
Oncode’s mission is to outsmart cancer and impact patient’s lives. Since fundamental scientists usually don’t have much direct contact with patients, Oncode stimulates and enables this connection. The goal of the Patient Engagement programme is to bring researchers and patients closer together.
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Mentoring Programme
Oncode strives to achieve impact, not just scientifically but also personally. The mentoring programme encourages the knowledge and skills of established leaders and supports the next generation of leaders to effectively lead others towards innovation across complex, dynamic organizational settings.
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Training Programme
Oncode Institute strives to inspire a constant flow of knowledge to a new generation of scientists. The main goals of Oncode’s training programme are to grow the innovative potential of our research teams and stimulate them to think ‘outside the box/lab’.
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In verbinding met patiënten
De afstand tussen de wereld van een fundamentele wetenschapper en de wereld van een patiënt is groot; misschien wel te groot. Bij Oncode willen we deze afstand verkleinen met de hulp van patiënten.
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Open Science
Oncode supports widespread access to its cutting-edge research and knowledge in order to enable others to use and build on them. This programme enables us to move towards open science.
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Affordable Health Care
The cost of health care in the Netherlands and elsewhere is becoming unsustainable, Oncode feels a strong responsibility to help to make health care more affordable.
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Technology Access
Access to emerging technologies is of great value for Oncode researchers. A team composed of OIs and a business development officer will lead the Technology Access programme.
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Link to the clinic
Facilitating the translation of fundamental science by identifying, stimulating and funding ideas with potential high value for patients. With expert support on exploratory development, we optimize (pre)clinical development plans.
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Infrastructure & Technologies Programme
We fund state-of-the-art research equipment & infrastructure across our labs. This programme has a collaborative set-up to make equipment available throughout the community and beyond.