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Open Call Egypt #1
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Open Call Egypt #1

The Creative Industries Fund NL calls on Dutch designers and cultural organizations to submit a project plan that focuses on:

1. Setting up and carrying out the exchange of knowledge in the fields of design, urban initiatives and building durable relationships in Egypt; or
2. Setting up and carrying out a pilot project that ties in with an initiative in Egypt, concerning an urbanization challenge.

The project plans take a closer look at a social issue in a specific region or city in Egypt to which Dutch makers can make a contribution. In setting up and carrying out the projects, Dutch and Egyptian parties should work together on an equal footing.


The Open Call has ended.

Until the end of 2020, the Fund will be holding a number of open calls that relate to the challenges associated with urbanization in Egypt. The projects will deal with how these challenges, in a collaboration between Egyptian and Dutch partners, can be addressed in order to achieve more sustainable and inclusive cities. The question of urbanization provides opportunities for improving living conditions, housing, social cohesion and the utilization of technology for social innovation and for redefining cultural heritage. There are possibilities here for the exchange of knowledge and expertise between Dutch designers and cultural organizations in collaboration with Egyptian partners.

sustainable and inclusive cities through design
How Egyptian and Dutch parties from the field of design can work on specific issues requires both exploratory work and projects that set an example. The role and involvement of local communities as full stakeholders in urban development is an important theme in both the Egyptian and Dutch design fields. One of the effects of projects and working methods that focus on this involvement is that they can lead to the meaningful transformation of the public space and the development of neighbourhoods. But also to the creation of awareness of aspects such as the value and potential transformation of (cultural) heritage, use or reuse of water and waste in the city. An additional aspect is the importance of reinforcing existing initiatives in Egypt that focus on urban issues with a strong social agenda.

Project plans that focus on exploration, exchange of knowledge and building durable relationships can consist of:
A public or semi-public programme in which Dutch and Egyptian parties work together on a spatial issue and where there is room for social reflection on the issue;
The exploration of models for social innovation and the stimulation of a creative economy;
Bringing together different disciplines to achieve innovative working methods or design solutions for more sustainable and inclusive urbanization;
Examination of one or more urban phenomena and making this knowledge accessible and usable.

The project forms could consist of various activities, such as workshops, a series of debates, hackathons, festivals or an urban lab on site. The activities should form a coherent whole, the project form should reinforce the content and vice versa, and they should lead to tangible results that are shared in both Egypt and the Netherlands.

Project plans focusing on setting up and carrying out a pilot project could, for instance, address:
The issue of housing;
Spatial installations or interventions in the urban context that make the chosen social theme tangible;
The reinforcement of the identity of neighbourhoods;
Access to facilities;
Waste management and reuse as a spatial-social issue;
The Water issue and the reuse of water.

This is a small selection from themes that are current in various places in Egypt. The project plans could tie in with these themes or explore a different issue that is endorsed from the Egyptian side. The projects could include an intervention, installation or study, in both the physical and virtual domain and they should tie in with an initiative or specific case on site where knowledge has already been developed and local Egyptian parties are involved.

Some questions that are relevant here are:
Which methods and forms of cross-disciplinary collaboration are desirable within the project?
Which effects are the stakeholders involved aiming to achieve with the project and on what scale and within which timeframe will these effects materialize?
How can the knowledge developed within the project about the Egyptian situation/context, in the area of urbanization or the chosen social theme, contribute to similar issues in the Netherlands?

applying party
The applying party should be located in the Netherlands, operating in the Dutch creative industry field and registered with the Chamber of Commerce. In the event of selection, this party functions as the principal contractor for carrying out the project and concludes an agreement with the Fund for the implementation of the submitted project plan on behalf of all the Dutch and Egyptian coalition partners.

coalition
The Dutch-Egyptian coalitions should fulfil the following conditions:
The Dutch organizer is the principal applicant;
Involvement of at least one Egyptian partner;
Participation of several Dutch designers in the process;
Scaling up or deepening the collaboration between Dutch and Egyptian parties from a cultural perspective.

budget and support in 2 phases
A maximum budget of € 175,000 has been reserved for this Open Call. The support to selected projects is provided in two phases. In the first selection round, a maximum of 4 projects are selected. For the initial phase, a maximum amount of € 15,000 per project is available. The initial phase lasts for a period of 4 months at most, during which activities are carried out that include the generation of a comprehensive project plan for the second phase.

The aim is to provide support to a maximum of 3 projects in the second phase. For the second phase, the remaining budget of € 175,000 minus the starting grants awarded is available.

content of the project plan phase 1
Clearly formulated issue
A description of the urbanization issue and the social theme in Egypt, including a clearly formulated locally supported question from an Egyptian party;
A view of the issue from a Dutch perspective;
A view of the issue from an Egyptian perspective;
A description of the cross-disciplinary approach to the issue;
Insight into the intended results and how these contribute to a sustainable and inclusive approach/solution to the stated issue;
Description of the level and scale of the project implementation.

Vision on the collaboration, expertise involved and working method
A vision on and description of the working method and the involvement of designers/makers, (local) stakeholders and users/communities;
A description of the disciplines and experts involved.

Description of relevant experience
Description of the organization(s) involved's experience with projects and collaborations in Egypt;
Description of the organization(s) involved's experience with projects and collaborations related to the stated issue and working method.

Organization, implementation and communication
Working method and planning phase 1 (start April/May 2018) and phasing in outline for implementation of the project in phase 2 (start 1 September 2018 at the latest), indicating which phases are still being investigated;
The implementation of phase 2 takes place in the period 2018-2019 and has a maximum duration of 12 months;
Budget and other sources of support for the entire project in outline. The support is mainly intended for the deployment of the design, designers, makers and organizational hours;
Detailed budget relating to the initial phase and hours involved;
Communication plan, focusing on attracting a suitable audience, sharing of knowledge and experiences and sharing results.

content of the comprehensive project plan phase 2
Project plans for phase 2 should be developed on the following points:
The collaboration between the partners has been made tangible by means of a collaboration agreement signed by all the coalition partners;
The planning and budget for the project has been worked out;
Backing and the required co-financing has been organized;
Research questions have been honed;
The communication plan and the organization of the dissemination of knowledge have been worked out;
The hiring of the required expertise has been confirmed;
The expected effects of the project on the urban environment, the stakeholders involved, participating designers and the local community have been examined.

All results of the project (both phase 1 and 2) should be publicly available in both countries and remain so. The selected projects will also be expected to participate in interim activities focusing on the sharing of experiences and the process, organized by the Fund.

evaluation
Together with external experts, the Fund selects a number of projects from the applications submitted for the initial phase, on the basis of the following criteria:
The degree of full collaboration with organizations in Egypt, Dutch designers/makers and (local) stakeholders;
The relevance of the subject;
The extent to which content and project form reinforce each other and are distinctive in this respect;
A balanced distribution of the budget between the Dutch and Egyptian partners.

The Fund is advised by the Dutch Embassy in Cairo concerning the collaboration between Dutch and Egyptian parties within the proposed coalition.

The evaluation takes the form of a tender. This means that a number of projects are selected in preference to other submissions, and the project plans that are not selected do not receive any individual explanation from the Fund. The Fund contacts the selected projects. The selection is made known by e-mail within 6 weeks of the closing date.

objectives
The aims of the Fund's programme are:
Building durable collaborations and (knowledge) networks between the Netherlands and Egypt;
Strengthening projects that are locally embedded and based on a local question;
Encouraging an inclusive and equal approach to issues, collaborations and exchanges.

submission
The project plan can be submitted from January 1st until 7 March 2018 via the Creative Industries Fund NL's online application environment. From January 1st you can select the 'Open Call Egypt #1' round.

The project plan consists of the following attachments:
1. A concise and coherent project plan that covers the points mentioned above.
2. The budget and planning must not exceed 2 pages and indicate what is to be investigated and elaborated during the initial phase and the subsequent phase. A cultural tariff should be utilized that does not exceed € 65 per hour exclusive of VAT.
3. CVs of parties involved, not exceeding 2 pages in total.
4. Proof of registration with a Dutch Chamber of Commerce (Kamer van Koophandel), not more than 1 year old.
5. Representative image for communication purposes by the Fund.

The Subsidy Regulations specify which costs are excluded from financing by the Fund.

The project plan is a PDF file in A4 format and does not exceed 10 pages (excluding planning, budget, CVs, images and proof of registration Dutch Chamber of Commerce). The file size does not exceed 10 MB in total. If the submission does not comply with the description above, no evaluation of the content can take place.

Please note:
Request your login details for the online application environment in good time and familiarize yourself with the application form. Validation of a new user account takes 1 working day at most.
You can't present a concept project plan to the Fund, but you may ask for advice during the preparations until 27 February 2018 at the latest.
You will receive confirmation of receipt by e-mail one week after the closing date at the latest.

meeting
The Fund is organizing a meeting for interested parties on 15 February 2018, in The Netherlands. If you would like to receive an invitation, please send an e-mail to [email protected] stating 'Meeting Open Call Egypt #1'.

questions?
For questions about the Open Call and the procedure, please telephone or send an e-mail to Zineb Seghrouchni at [email protected] or Anselm van Sintfiet at [email protected].

This Open Call has its legal basis in the Subsidy Regulations of the Creative Industries Fund NL.

background
The Creative Industries Fund NL is conducting a four-year programme within the policy framework of the International Culture Policy 2017-2020 (objective 2) with funding from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, entitled 'Inclusive Cities & Societies through Design'. Central to the programme is the role and deployment of design and design thinking to question and provide solutions for rapid urbanization and the corresponding social themes. Cross-disciplinary working with relevant stakeholders in Egypt is encouraged, both within and beyond the design disciplines, where it revolves around providing opportunities for collaboration between Egypt and the Netherlands on an equal footing and strengthening the trust and understanding between the two countries.

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Open Call Venice Architecture Biennale 2020 #1

Public parallel programme for the Dutch pavilion

Het Nieuwe Instituut and the Creative Industries Fund NL jointly launch an Open Call inviting researchers and designers in the fields of architecture, urban design, and landscape to submit projects for the public parallel programme of the Dutch pavilion during the 17th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia in 2020.

Since its foundation in 2013, Het Nieuwe Instituut has been the Netherlands' official commissioner for the Venice Architecture Biennale, promoting substantive contributions to the field by stimulating innovative research into urgent social issues in which architecture can play a key role.

In 2020, the Dutch pavilion will exhibit the results of a collective and speculative study by architects, artists, designers and researchers who together form part of a larger national and international network exploring the issue of how we live together. The exhibition is accompanied by a dynamic parallel programme that takes place at different times and locations.

Multispecies Urbanism
The title of the Venice Architecture Biennale 2020 is the question - How will we live together? Curator Hashim Sarkis explains, 'We need a new spatial contract in the context of widening political divides and growing economic inequalities. We call on architects to imagine spaces in which we can generously live together.'

Het Nieuwe Instituut explores Sarkis' central question by presenting a transdisciplinary study into 'multispecies urbanism', stemming from the long-term studies of artist / researcher Debra Solomon and architect Afaina de Jong. The presentation examines forms of urbanism with equal and multiform relationships, involvement, and control for humans (particularly those currently excluded from active involvement), as well as equality for non-human organisms (from animals and plants to soil life and artificial cognitive systems).

Open Call for the public parallel programme of the Dutch pavilion
Het Nieuwe Instituut and the Creative Industries Fund NL encourage forms of collective knowledge production, and this Open Call invites researchers and designers in the fields of architecture, urban design, and landscape to contribute, develop, and disseminate innovative and critical ideas.

Participating projects should respond to the theme of 'Multispecies Urbanism'. Selected proposals will be presented as part of the pavilion's parallel programme, taking place before, during and after the Biennale, in Venice and farther afield.

The Open Call expands on the ambition of the Dutch pavilion 2020 to contribute to an international discussion about new non-exclusive forms of living together, and how spatial, political, social and legal conditions can be designed for this new reality. The presentation of the projects is not necessarily linked to the timetable or locations of the Venice Architecture Biennale 2020.

Participants can approach the 'Multispecies Urbanism' theme in various ways:
By exploring how humans and non-humans (animals, landscapes, artificial intelligence ecosystems) may be involved, and politically represented, in the urban processes from which they are currently excluded
By proposing new forms of cartography and data visualisation to make visible the presence and importance of a multispecies approach to the city
As a reflection on aspects of time, language, law, and value that influence new approaches to the environment from a human and more-than-human perspective
As a discussion on the possible spatial, political or social consequences of involving non-human and more-than-human knowledge in spatial development
As a reflection on national and international, historical and current examples of 'multispecies urbanism'
As a reflection on the developments needed within the fields of architecture, urban design, and landscape to think and design from a multispecies perspective

The projects submitted can be of various designs, and may take the form of:
Proposals for new architecture and design research
Additional research for projects that may have been presented before but are still under development
Projects aimed at disseminating knowledge, such as events, symposia, workshops and publications
Innovative collaborations with institutions or organisations, with clear and communicable results
Speculative or artistic interventions and events

aims of the open call
Het Nieuwe Instituut and the Creative Industries Fund NL aim to promote knowledge and contribute to the development of a platform for research in the fields of architecture, urban design, and landscape. The Open Call supports the development of research and projects presented as part of the parallel programme before, during, and after the Biennale. The two institutions are joining forces to make optimum use of the Venice Architecture Biennale 2020 as an international stage for current spatial and social issues, and to act as a catalyst for an ongoing conversation about the significance of architecture for our way of living together.

The Creative Industries Fund NL supports participation in the Venice Architecture Biennale as part of its Architecture Subsidy, which seeks to contribute to the:
Strengthening of the social value of architecture from a cultural perspective
Promotion of high quality in architecture
Stimulation of interest around architecture in the Netherlands and abroad

The ambition of Het Nieuwe Instituut as co-organiser of this Open Call is to:
Strengthen the discourse around architecture
Increase the international reach of the Dutch pavilion

More specifically, Het Nieuwe Instituut contributes to the development of knowledge in a relatively new design domain, stimulating and sharing speculative and transdisciplinary research into, and experience with, 'multispecies urbanism'. By strengthening its connection with the world of policy and development, it highlights architecture, urban design, and landscape's important contribution to the way we treat the earth.

selection process and awarding
Het Nieuwe Instituut and the Creative Industries Fund NL have appointed an advisory committee to select projects for the parallel programme of the Dutch pavilion.

Het Nieuwe Instituut and the Creative Industries Fund NL has published a budget of up to €50,000, available through the Open Call, awarded to a minimum of two and a maximum of five projects, with a maximum contribution of €25,000 per project.

application process
Proposals may be submitted until Wednesday 20 November 2019 via the online application environment of the Creative Industries Fund NL under Venice Architecture Biennale #1_Dutch pavilion public parallel programme.

important information
Participants must have a valid account to use the online application environment
Request login details for the online application environment in advance. Validating new users may take up to one business day
Familiarise yourself with the application form. You cannot submit draft proposals
Confirmation of receipt is by email, sent no later than one week after the closing date

application details
Both individual practitioners and groups can participate in the Open Call. Proposals must be written in English and submitted in one PDF (maximum 10 MB), consisting of a maximum of five A4 pages.

Eligible proposals must contain:
An introduction (maximum 250 words) explaining the relationship between the proposal and previous projects and interests. You are not asked for a CV
A description (maximum 1,000 words) of the project, its objectives and motives, and its relationship with the main programme. Include a proposal for the location, the relationship between the project and the pavilion theme, and a general time schedule of activities (for before, during, and after the Biennale)
Relevant documentation of previous work by participants and cooperating partners, including images of the proposed project (maximum 20 images) and / or links to audio or video files (maximum 10 minutes) within the PDF application
A detailed working method and working schedule (maximum 250 words)
A description (maximum 100 words) of the target group and their involvement in the project
A proposed budget, including any co-financing
Annex: A certificate from the Chamber of Commerce, not older than one year

In addition to the above, all proposals will also be assessed on the basis of their:
Relation to the theme of the Dutch pavilion
Relevance in the fields of contemporary architecture, urban design, and landscape
Capacity to raise relevant professional and social issues and to use various channels for their dissemination

Preference is given to proposals that include partnerships with researchers and practitioners, institutions and organisations in the Netherlands or abroad.

The selection takes the form of a tender - this means that a number of proposals are chosen within the available budget. Het Nieuwe Instituut and the Creative Industries Fund NL will communicate the successful proposals, and rejected applications will receive a notification before the end of 2019.

terms and conditions
The treatment and assessment of proposals is undertaken within the framework of the Subsidy Regulations, under which funds are then provided. See Article 7, section 2, which details the various procedures for open calls. From these regulations, the following do not apply to this Open Call:
Article 11, section 2 under A and C, and section 3 under A
Article 13 under b
Articles 16 to 21
Article 22, section 3

questions
For questions about the Open Call and registration procedure, please contact Dominique Geelen at [email protected], or Ibrahim Alaoui Chrifi at [email protected], or call 010 436 1600.

more information
Information related to this Open Call will be addressed by Het Nieuwe Instituut and the Creative Industries Fund NL from 15:00 to 17:00 on 22 October 2019, at Tac Eindhoven during Dutch Design Week. Debra Solomon, Afaina de Jong and Klaas Kuitenbrouwer will reflect on 'multispecies urbanism' from their own perspective, followed by a Q & A.
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Open Call Venice Architecture Biennale 2020 #2

Development budget main locations Biennale

The Creative Industries Fund NL invites designers to submit a proposal to participate in the 17th edition of the Venice Architecture Biennale. Researchers and designers in the field of architecture may submit proposals for the development of initiatives and projects that make a substantive contribution to one of the main locations. The Arsenale, for instance, or the country pavilions in the Giardini. Deadline for submission is Wednesday 20 November 2019.

The Venice Architecture Biennale will take place from 23 May to 29 November 2020. Chief curator of this edition is Hashim Sarkis. With the theme 'How will we live together?', Sarkis appeals to the imagination of architects and asks them to develop ideas for forms of living together in the context of increasing political divisions and growing economic differences, in the light of individualization and inclusion.

conditions
Eligibility for this open call is subject to the submission of a substantive justification by an inviting party and/or the curator. The development budget will be made available to support research studies or projects that make a physical, spatial contribution to the exploration of the theme 'How will we live together?'. For instance:

additional study relating to research which has been or is being carried out;
speculative or artistic interventions on the basis of an existing or ongoing project;
designing and exhibiting an existing or ongoing study, project or experiment at the Architecture Biennale in Venice 2020;
projects aimed at sharing knowledge, such as a publication, manifestation, event or symposium.

objective
The aim of the Fund with this open call is to present the excellent quality of Dutch architecture and urban design at a leading international event. Subsidies are awarded on the basis of the Grant Programme for Architecture, through which the Fund pursues a number of objectives, including the following:
strengthening the social added value of architecture from a cultural perspective;
promoting high quality in architecture;
stimulating interest in architecture at home and abroad.

submission
Propsals can be submitted until Wednesday 20 November 2019 at the latest, via the Fund's online application environment. Select 'Venice Architecture Biennale #2 - Development Budget'.

Project proposals include:
· a clear, concise description of the purpose and structure of the project;
· a personal motivation for participating in the biennial;
· a description of the location;
· relevant visual material of the work of the participants involved and images that give an impression of the proposed project;
· a realistic budget, with the status of co-financing made clear;
· a concise communication plan describing the target groups and how to reach them;
· attachment I: CV (max. 2 pages per proposal);
· attachment II: substantive motivation provided by the inviting party and/or curator;
· attachment III: recent copy of extract from the Chamber of Commerce register, not more than 1 year old.

We would like to receive project proposals as a PDF file in A4 format, with a maximum of 10 pages (excluding attachments) and no larger than 10 MB. If the submission does not comply with the above description, no evaluation of the proposal can take place.

Note:
Request your login details for the online application environment in time and become familiar with the application form. Validation of a new user account can take up to one working day.
You cannot submit draft proposals to the Fund for advice. You will receive an acknowledgement of receipt by e-mail at the latest one week after the closing date.
In order to receive a grant, you must be registered with the Chamber of Commerce. If this is not the case, it is possible to register after selection.
For the presentation of projects during the Architecture Biennale in Venice, an application can be made within the Voucher procedure for presentations abroad, from 4 months prior to the Biennale. Projects that have been awarded a grant within the Open Call Venice Architecture Biennale #1 or #2 are not eligible for a voucher.

evaluation
Together with external advisors, the Fund selects a number of proposals from all the submissions. The following evaluation criteria are used:
the extent to which the project relates to the theme of the Venice Architecture Biennale;
the relevance to contemporary design practice;
the extent to which content and project form reinforce each other and are distinctive in this respect;
A maximum budget of € 50,000 is available for this open call. The Fund expects to be able to support at least two proposals with a maximum subsidy of € 25,000.
The evaluation takes the form of a tender: this means that, within the available budget, a number of proposals are preferred to other submissions. The Fund will only communicate about the selected proposals. Rejected proposals receive a negative decision. The Fund aims to announce the results by mid-December 2019.

procedure
The processing and evaluation of the proposals submitted will be carried out within the framework of the Subsidy Regulations. Any subsidy will be awarded on the basis of the Subsidy Regulations. Important in this context is Article 7, paragraph 2, which allows for a special procedure for open calls. The following articles in these Regulations do not apply to this open call:
Article 11, paragraph 2, under a and c, and paragraph 3, under a
Article 13, under b
Articles 16 to 21
Article 22, paragraph 3

questions
If you have any questions about this open call and the procedure, please contact: Dominique Geelen, Grant Programme for Architecture, [email protected], or 010-4361600

Other details and questions concerning this open call will be dealt with by Het Nieuwe Instituut and the Creative Industries Fund NL, on 22 October 2019 from 15.00 to 17.00 in TAC, during Dutch Design Week.

This open call has its legal basis in the Subsidy Regulations and the Grant Programme for Architecture.
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Open Call Professionalization Design Practice #5

The Creative Industries Fund NL gives an impulse to the deepening of the practice and professionalization of designers and design studios within the field of design. Designers and studios have until 6 November 2019 to submit proposals for the development of a distinctive strategy to achieve a future-proof practice.

Developing a long-term vision and strategy is important for your design practice. In a professional practice, you need to plan time for both your artistic development and your development as an entrepreneur. How do you find the right balance between the two? What is your vision of the future and what strategy can you use to achieve this?

The Fund is working on a future-proof design field by stimulating connections between culture, entrepreneurship and society. By facilitating exemplary research in the areas of reflection and deepening of the practice, the Fund aims to strengthen the design field. A design practice responds to current events in the design field and in society and benefits from an up-to-date development strategy.

Submit a proposal for an investigation into a suitable strategy for the development and deepening of your design practice. Identify the expertise needed to give specific form to the strategy and to implement it. Consider in the proposal the reflection on the development of your own practice in relation to the position in the field.

submission
Wednesday 6 November 2019 is the closing date for submitting the proposal via the Creative Industries Fund NL's online application environment. Select the round 'Open Call' and then the round 'Professionalization Design Practice #5'.

Your proposal consists of:
1. a concise and coherent project plan focused on reflection, practice development and possible implementation (max. 7 pages in A4 format, PDF) containing:
a. a vision on the positioning and future vision of your own design practice;
b. a clear issue in your own practice for long-term development;
c. an action plan with substantiation and clarification concerning at least two partners/advisers involved in concretization and/or implementation (e.g. through the provision of guidance or an exchange of knowledge);
d. an explanation of the intended impact on your own practice, in terms of both artistic development and entrepreneurship.

2. a budget with planning (max. 2 pages in A4 format, PDF);
3. a concise CV (max. 2 pages in A4 format, PDF);
4. a portfolio of recent and relevant work (max. 10 pages in A4 format, PDF);
5. a recent extract from the register of the Chamber of Commerce.

NB. Request your login details for the online application environment on time and become familiar with the application form. Validation of a new user account can take up to one working day.

evaluation
The Fund, together with external advisers, selects a number of proposals from the applications received. The advisers evaluate the proposal to gauge how consistently it has been organized and the extent to which it meets the criteria of the Grant Programme for Design and this open call.

The advisers apply the following criteria:

the artistic quality of the portfolio;
the quality of the action plan in relation to the intended result;
the quality of the contribution of the partners/advisers involved.

conditions for participation in this open call:

the designer has had their own practice within the field of design for at least four years;
the proposal shows that the designer faces limitations in the current practice;
the proposal reflects the ambition to take the practice to a higher professional level;
there are at least two partners or parties with which there is a collaboration or by whom knowledge is being gained. The reason for choosing these partners or parties is substantiated;
the proposal will be completed within nine months of the announcement of the selection.

The evaluation takes the form of a tender: this means that, within the available budget, a number of proposals are preferred to other submissions. The Fund will only communicate about the selected proposals. Rejected proposals receive a negative decision. The Fund aims to make its announcement before 23 December 2019.

financial
The maximum contribution is €7,500. The Fund aims to support a maximum of 10 projects;

No application can be made for regular running costs, such as studio rent, office costs, the development of a corporate identity and website, obtaining legal advice or for the further development of an existing design.

procedure
Applicants will receive an acknowledgement of receipt by e-mail at the latest one week after the closing date.

more information
If you have any questions about the open call and the procedure, please contact the Fund by telephone at 010-4361600. Or send an e-mail to staff member Lion Zeegers or Andrea Kristić. For this open call you may not submit a draft proposal to the Fund for advice.

This open call is being issued for the fifth time and will be repeated in 2020.

This open call has its legal basis in the Subsidy Regulations and the Grant Programme for Design.

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