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Open Technology Programme (OTP) closed till 2022

23 September 2021

The OTP programme of the NWO-TTW domain has closed early this year. The grant ceiling for the period up to 31 December 2021 has been reached. This means that if you have an OTP in preparation and were planning to submit before the end of the year, you will need to wait until the first of January of 2022 before you can submit again to this instrument. Keep in mind that you will need to transfer your current proposal to the new 2022 templates and application forms (out in November). Also, be aware of the changes in the new 2022 call rules and regulations that affect your proposal.

Did it affect you?

Where you preparing an OTP and are taken by surprise due to this early closing or perhaps run into problems with co-funders, please inform the Grants-Office (  

Open Technology Programme

The Open Technology Programme is a bottom-up instrument of the Applied and Engineering Domain of NWO. It facilitates engineering sciences research. Proposals should bring knowledge transfer between technical sciences and users and therefore proposals need to contain a strong utilisation character. Proposals size is a maximum 850.000 euro and co-funding can be applicable.   

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