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.

Fiscal programme | research & development


Are you an entrepreneur in the creative industry who carries out research or development projects? And do you want to lower your R&D costs? Then maybe you can use the R&D tax credit programme WBSO. With the WBSO, companies can lower the wage costs for R&D and other R&D costs and expenditures, such as prototypes or research equipment. You can deduct the tax benefit in your tax return to the Netherlands Tax and Customs Administration. You can apply for the WBSO almost year round.

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. The deadline of this call is Thursday, 12 September 2019, 14.00 o’clock CET or the moment when the available resources have been exhausted. There are five assessment moments in 2019.

Programme | Exploratory research by universities of applied sciences with SMEs

SIA: Arrangement KIEM-circular economy

SIA’s new arrangement KIEM-circular economy (ce) offers an impulse for exploratory research by universities of applied sciences in cooperation with SMEs. The goal of the KIEM-ce arrangement is to encourage and set up new cooperations aimed at executing innovative project around the topic of the circular economy. The proposals are in line with the government-wide program ‘A circular economy in the Netherlands by 2050’. Applications can be submitted on a rolling basis until Thursday 26 November 2019 at the latest, 2 pm Dutch time. There will be several collection dates this year.

Regeling | Internetprojecten met maatschappelijke meerwaarde

Heb je een veelbelovend idee voor een internetproject met maatschappelijke meerwaarde? Een project dat bijdraagt aan een sterk internet met sterke gebruikers? En ben je op zoek naar financiering om je idee uit te werken naar een demo, pilot of experimenteel ontwerp? Je kunt hiervoor doorlopend een aanvraag indienen bij SIDN Fonds (aanvragen tot 10.000 euro), via de Pioniersregeling.

Temporary programme | Increase the visibility of digital heritage

Stimuleringsfonds: Digital Heritage X Public

Makers and cultural institutions are being encouraged to work together to develop new uses and increase the visibility of digital heritage to a broad public. As a designer, maker or design bureau, how do you make heritage visible to a broad public and which perspective, innovative application or intervention do you choose to shed new light on the heritage? The Creative Industries Fund NL aims to improve the visibility and utilization of digital collections in an innovative way, through the joint efforts of designers and heritage institutions. Deadline: 16 January 2020.

Call | Versterking positie van internetgebruikers

Nu data steeds belangrijker worden als grondstof voor de digitale samenleving, is de vraag naar de impact van deze ontwikkeling op internetgebruikers steeds relevanter. Datawijze internetgebruikers zijn in staat om de machtsstructuren van het internet en vooral de inzet van data te herkennen en verantwoordelijk te benutten. Behalve controle, regie en bescherming tegen datamisbruik, gaat deze call vooral over de versterking van de positie van gebruikers. De oproep staat open voor kleine experimenten en grotere projecten. Deadline: 21 oktober 2019.

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.