BRIDGE consists of two funding schemes:

  • Proof of Concept is aimed at young researchers who wish to develop an application or service based on their research results. These projects may target all kinds of innovations from all research areas.

  • Discovery is aimed at experienced researchers who want to explore and implement the innovation potential of research results. Only technological innovations that have a societal and economic impact will be funded.

Eligible institutions: Universities, Universities of applied sciences, Universities of teacher education


Level of education

PhD student, Researcher with Ph.D.

Funding Types

project, collaborative project

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