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Perspectiefronde 2016-2017

3 October 2016
16,5 million euro
3 November 2016 - 2:00pm
Call Type 

The STW funding instrument Perspectief is targeted at solving innovation bottlenecks by applying innovative knowledge and by doing this making a contribution to technological innovation that has a potential economic impact for the Netherlands. Perspectief programmes are characterised by the following attributes:

  •  the development of new technology via a multidisciplinary approach,
  •  collaboration with and co-financing by users,
  •  specific activities aimed at valorisation.


The new Perspectief round opens on October 3rd, 2016. In this Perspectief funding round a sum of about 16.5 million euros is available for programmes that fit within the Top Sectors. October 3rd, 2016. The Perspectief procedure has three phases:

Phase 1


Programme initiative

Publication of the research topic on the STW website to promote openness and collaboration

November 3, 2016, 14:00 CET.

Phase 2


Programme design

Description of objective(s), lines of research, type of projects, budget and users' contribution

December 8, 2016, 14:00 CET.

Phase 3

Programme proposals

Elaboration of selected programme topics

May 30, 2017


Submitted initiatives
An overview of submitted programme initiatives can be found here. New initiatives can be submitted through the Dutch version of this page.

Important documents (in Dutch):


Documents in English:


More information
If you have questions about Perspectief or would like to make an appointment to discuss your plans, please contact Perspectief-coordinator Anke Stekelenburg.