Microfluidics Matchmaking

Swiss – Dutch Promotional Call for Eurostars Projects Microfluidics in Life Science Applications



Scope of the joint cooperation call

Eurostars is an international co-operation programme of 36 countries supporting research and development performing SMEs, which develop innovative products, processes and services, to gain competitive advantage.

Switzerland and The Netherlands are two active countries in Eurostars. They want to increase the Swiss -Dutch cooperation in innovation and are therefore announcing a Promotional Call for Project Ideas within the Eurostars programme. The call focuses on developing innovative products and applications with a strong market potential.

The full text of the call is available here and you can find the project outline form here.

Although Eurostars calls are open for projects within all technology areas, in this Swiss-Dutch promotional call a special focus is given to:



Microfluidics in Life-Science applications



Full proposals submitted will compete against any other proposal submitted within the Eurostars programme. The Dutch funding for the 7th call in Eurostars is approximately 9.1 million Euro. For Switzerland, the funding is up to 4.5 million Euro. Both Switzerland and The Netherlands will fund their own participants within the Eurostars framework.

Eligibility Criteria

The project partners are invited to present joint proposals for industrial, close-to-the-market R&D projects according to the Eurostars criteria


Contacts for details and further information

For Switzerland

National Eurostars Contact: State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation SERI

Mr Andreas Gut          phone: +41 58 464 91 43,      email: andreas.gut@sbfi.admin.ch

Ms Friederike Rass      phone: +41 58 465 46 03,      email: friederike-dorothea.rass@sbfi.admin.ch





For The Netherlands

National Eurostars Contact: The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO)

Mr Niels van Leeuwen            phone + 31 88 602 5290,       email niels.vanleeuwen@rvo.nl

Mr Arnold Meijer        phone +31 88 602 2582,        email: arnold.meijer@rvo.nl





Please refer also to the full text of the call as well as the website of Eurostars for more information about the Eurostars programme and how to register and apply.



closed since 19 Sep 2016
Registration 1 Aug – 19 Sep
Meeting Selection 5 Sep – 20 Sep
Event 23 Sep
Language English
Costs Free of charge
Venue SUD, Burgweg 7, Basel - Switzerland
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 54
Meetings 81
Austria 2
Belgium 1
France 4
Germany 8
Greece 1
Japan 1
Netherlands 12
Switzerland 52
Turkey 1
Total 82
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