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Public-private partnership allowance for research and development (PPS)

This information is provided by

Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO

Please note: temporarily closed

Are you interested in forming a partnership around research and innovation? You may be eligible for a public-private partnership allowance.

Are you an entrepreneur who is interested in conducting research and innovation in partnership with others? You may be eligible for the Public-private partnership allowance for Research and Development (PPP allowance or Publiek-private samenwerkingstoeslag, PPS-toeslag).

You can also join a TKI programme. All TKI’s (Top Consortia for Knowledge and Innovation, Topconsortia Kennis en Innovatie) have funds for research and development partnerships through the PPP.

When do you qualify?

You are eligible for the PPP allowance for a partnership if:

  • you want to start a research and development project in partnership with a Dutch knowledge institute
  • the R&D costs for the project are at least €2 million
  • the private funding for the project needs to be at least 30%
  • the project allowance needs to flow back into the project

You can read all conditions on the Netherlands Enterprise Agency's website.

How to apply?

You cannot apply for a project allowance for a partnership (in Dutch) at the moment. You could apply until 2 August 2022, 17.00 CEST at RVO.

TKI’s cannot apply for programme allowances and project allowances at this moment (in Dutch). TKI’s could apply for a programme allowance until 25 May 2022 and for a project allowance until 2 August 2022, 17.00 CEST.

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