The NextGenMicrofluidics Open Call provides a wide range of development support services in the field of Microfluidics to SMEs or Large Enterprises (LE). The goal is to accelerate the development and commercialization of innovative solutions enabled through foil based microfluidic chips (lab-on-a-foil systems) or microfluidic composite devices with foil based components.
The services offered by the consortium also target to accelerate innovation & production cycles addressing prototyping and piloting as well as large volume production. Proposals submitted by companies (commercial customers) are not restricted to any specific market segment or application, however proposals must focus on applications that have already been validated in a relevant environment (Technology Readiness Level of TRL4 or higher). Proposals submitted shall require services from one or more of the technological domains listed on our services page.
Call opening: OPEN NOW
Applications will be continuously reviewed
Call closing: September 2023
The number of selected proposals depends on the evaluation and ranking as outlined in the Open Call Details.
The Call has been designed to provide funding vouchers of up to EUR 200.000 to support individual applicants in accessing competences and know-how, primarily through expert service acquisition and access to state-of-the-art technology facilities from the Open Innovation Test Bed partners. European SMEs and LEs may receive a subsidy of up to 92% and 50% respectively.
Please note that the financial support will only be used to finance services provided by the consortium. i.e. the applicant will not receive any direct financial support.
How to apply in 2 steps
Step 1: Review the Open Call details