programme | public private partnerships

PPS grant

TKI CLICKNL has been set up with the aim of strengthening public private partnerships in research and innovation in the Creative Industry. This includes, amongst others, inviting those interested to apply for a so-called PPS grant. TKI CLICKNL can apply for a PPS project grant from the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) to help finance public private research projects. The PPS can lead to a grant of 30% above the private contributions for each research project.

programme | SME innovation stimulus


In 2018 also, the cabinet and the regions make money available for the SME Innovation Stimulus Region and Top Sectors MIT. Goal of the MIT is stimulating innovation in the small and medium-sized enterprises beyond the boundaries of regions. The MIT works with different closing data for different components. On 2 July, 2018 at 9.00h the tender opens for R&D partnership projects. This tender will close on 6 September 2018 at 17.00h. All applications will be reviewed after the deadline has passed.

Regeling | Regionale maatschappelijke opgaven

Ook in de regio is de creatieve industrie een onmisbare schakel bij maatschappelijke opgaven. Speelt in jouw regio een maatschappelijk vraagstuk met een sociale, ecologische of economische opgave? Samen met regionale partners biedt het Rijk de mogelijkheid deze aan te pakken in een Regio Deal: extra middelen die het kabinet heeft vrijgemaakt voor de versterking van de regio. Voorstellen die bijdragen aan de brede welvaart kunnen tot 1 september 2018 worden ingediend. Voor de beste voorstellen is minimaal 5 en maximaal 40 miljoen euro beschikbaar.

Programme | Supports partnerships

NWO: Creative industry - KIEM

The Creative Industry – KIEM program is aimed at funding short-term fundamental and industrial research. Researchers are invited to apply for funding on behalf of a consortium. KIEM aims to establish partnerships between knowledge institutes and private parties, including the stimulation of small and medium-sized businesses. This call for proposals is open from the date of publication until Thursday, 7 November, 2019, 14.00 o’clock CET or until the available resources have been exhausted. There will be five assessment moments in 2018.

Call | Media-onderzoek in samenwerking met Talpa Network

NWO: creatieve industrie - flagship

NWO stelt voor de Creatieve Industrie een sandpit call open om een voorbeeldproject voor de sector te ontwikkelen. Dit eerste Flagship project wordt uitgewerkt samen met Talpa Network. In dit media-onderzoek gaat het om de ontwikkeling van nieuwe datagedreven proposities en strategieën om de consument met relevante content te kunnen bedienen. De deadline voor het indienen van cv’s en motivatie is 23 augustus 2018. De deadline voor het indienen van de projectaanvraag is 30 oktober 2018.

Call | 25 NWA-routes

NWO: Nationale wetenschapsagenda

NWO heeft de eerste financieringsronde geopend binnen het onderzoeksprogramma Nationale Wetenschapsagenda (NWA). Met het programma worden breed samengestelde interdisciplinaire consortia gestimuleerd om onderzoeksvoorstellen in te dienen die passen binnen een of meerdere van de 25 NWA-routes. Het onderzoek is gericht op de hele keten van fundamenteel, toegepast en praktijkgericht onderzoek. De deadline voor de vooraanmeldingen is op 11 september 2018.

Call | Impact op maatschappelijke uitdagingen

Consortia kunnen vanaf 14 september indienen voor de NWO Crossover call. Hiermee financiert NWO onderzoek in publiek-private samenwerking (PPS) dat gericht is op het bereiken van grote impact op maatschappelijke uitdagingen. Uitgangspunt is daarbij dat de onderzoeksthema's meerdere topsectoren verbinden. Ook de creatieve industrie mag meedoen met deze call. Deadline Expression of Interest: 15 november 2018 & deadline uitgewerkte aanvraag: 21 mei 2019.

Call | Smart Urban Regions of the Future


Proposals can be submitted for Smart Urban Regions of the Future (SURF) Pop Up. The call is for small projects in the field of knowledge and innovation of cities and urban landscapes. Researchers are invited to apply for funding on behalf of a consortium for short-term projects. Submissions on 'Living in the urban landscape' and 'Enonomy'are especially appreciated. The deadline is 27 September, 2018, 14h.

programme | Impulse for practical research


KIEM-hbo offers the opportunity to collaborate on feasability researches, for consortia around applied universities. Possible outcomes are research proposals, networking activities, prototypes, (business) models, methods and more. Small, goal oriented projects can receive a subsidy, as a result of which the development of practice-oriented research in this sector can be accelerated. At this moment this regulation is closes until further notice.

Programme | supports knowledge networks


Graduate schools, entrepreneurs and public professionals can strengthen each other by working on innovations. Knowledge and innovation networks play a big part: networks of SME's, professionals, lectors, students, graduate schools, knowledge organisations and international partners. Innovation questions from the region form the induce RAAK projects. The first round has already closed. The second round opened 17 July and closes 9 October 2018.

Programme | Creative Twinning Fund 2018-2020

RVO: Creative Twinning

Is your organization, company or NGO active in the creative or cultural sector? And are your cultural activities aimed at contributing to social cohesion in the border regions of the European Union? Then you might be eligible for a 2018-2020 Creative Twinning Grant, a new subsidy scheme. The grant is open for application from January 24th till August 31st 2018.

Call | scientific research project

SIDN fund: Responsible AI

SIDN Fund has a call open for research around the theme of the year Responsible A.I., for both academic and applied institutions. Funding may be requested for doctoral research or postdoc research. For postdocs a maximum amount of €200.000,- may be applied for. The research may also be requested for research conducted by a professor, university (head) teacher or external doctoral candidate. Deadline 31 August, 13h.

Call | Open call & Responsible AI

SIDN Fund: innovative internet projects

Looking for funding for a groundbreaking internet project with social value? The SIDN Fund call is now open! In addition to the open call (for all applications that align with the fund’s objectives), extra attention will be given to Responsible AI. Internet projects that use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to realize positive social impact without losing sight of the human dimension are explicitly invited to apply. The call closes on 17 September 2018, 13h.

Call | Design-driven products in fashion and lifestyle

Worth: partnership project

WORTH Partnership Project, an initiative of the European Union, supports collaborations between SMEs and start-up designers, manufacturers and technology firms to create innovative and design-driven products and ideas. The project supports collaboration between fashion designers, traditional and digital craftsmanship and the manufacturing industry. The second call for applications opened 17th of April and will be ongoing until 24th of October 2018.

Call | Innovative products or services

EC: Fast Track to Innovation

Fast Track to innovation (FTI) is a fully-bottom-up measure in Horizon 2020 promoting close-to-the-market innovation activities that is open to all types of participants. FTI aims to reduce the time from idea to market and to increase the participation in Horizon 2020 of industry, SMEs and first-time industry applicants. Proposals can be submitted at any time.

call | Logistics as facilitator

NWO: Integrator

Logistics play a crucial part when it comes to developing solutions for societal issues such as (international) food supply, the transition to online shopping, changes in the healthcare system, maintaining complex installations and developing the sharing economy. This calls goal is to finance innovative research that is high in quality, transdisciplenary, internationally oriented and focussed on themes that are multi-sectoral. The deadline for the mandatory letter of intent is May 31st 2018, the deadline for the proposal itself is August 28th 2018.