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Pre-announcement Connecting Industries Call 2020

On behalf of the Executive Board of the University of Twente, Strategic Business Development (SBD) is now launching the Connecting Industries call 2020. Funding for this call will come from the Topsector HTSM, private enterprises and the University of Twente itself.

Who can apply?

Main applicants and co-applicants are employed by the University of Twente and should in any case have access to sufficient university facilities and budget to carry out the project according to university standards. This call is open as well to researchers connected to the Fraunhofer Project Centre @ University of Twente and the Max Planck Center for Complex Fluidics.

Deadlines and budget

Two deadlines for submission:
Call 11: Thursday 4 June 2020 before 14:00 hours. Results published second week of July 2020.
Call 12: Tuesday 22 September 2020 before 14:00 hours. Results published mid November 2020.

The expected maximum TKI HTSM budget for 2020 is 2,8 million Euros for calls 11 and 12 in total. If the HTSM budget has been depleted by proposals from call 11, call 12 will not be opened.

More information

More information about the call can be found in the attached document. The Call for Proposals, the proposal template and other related documents will be published shortly. 


For more information please contact Arend Zomer (