Germany KIT

Programme Profile


Germany KIT-PTKA

Name of the programme/initiative:

“Innovationen für die Produktion, Dienstleistung und Arbeit von morgen ” (Innovations for Tomorrow’s Production, Services and Work)

programme website;

Programme owner


Program manager (excecuting funding organisation)


Contact person
Details: e-mail, tel.

Name: Stefan SCHERR

Phone:+49 721 608 25286


Type of research eligible for funding: eligible TRL range

Pre-competitive, application oriented and collaborative R&D.

Funding rates (approx.)

Funding rate up to 50% of the overall project consortium costs. 100% for non-profit research organisations, funding for industry depending on consortium and cost structure, additional bonus of 10% for SME.

Major eligibility restrictions
(e.g. types of organisations, thematic restricition)

Companies including SMEs as well as large industry are eligible; public or non-profit-making research organisations and universities are eligible if there is a clear exploitation strategy. A demanding research and development project in the field of advanced manufacturing technologies with market orientation and a clear exploitation strategy is required.

Geographical coverage (national/regional)

Pre-competitive, application oriented and collaborative R&D.

National/regional schedule, cut-off dates, deadlines

Further information on conditions and restrictions are given in the national call. Detailed information (in German) will be available on

Deadline for national Pre-Proposal (“Skizzen”) : 14. June 2016

Link to BMBF Bekanntmachung: