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Factories of the Future (FoF) Calls for Project Proposals

The Factories of the Future call for 2019 is not yet open however, the call topics have been made public and online brokerage open.

2019 Call Topics*:

The Factories of the Future call for 2019 is expected to open on 16 October 2018:

(*click on a topic for more information.)



  • DT-FoF-2019 topics:    21 February 2019*
  • DT-ICT-07-2019:             2 April 2019*
  • ICT-08-2019:                 28 March 2019*

(*call expected to open on 16 October 2018).


Additional Information

Further information about these call topics can be found via the following links:


Finding Potential Project Partners


Potential project partners may be found through our major brokerage event or through online brokerage on the EFFRA Innovation Portal.


Brokerage Event: Factories of the Future Community Day (27 June)


On 27 June EFFRA will host a major brokerage event during which organisations will present their interest in call topics, existing projects will present success stories and face-to-face networking will take place.

Click here for more info.


Online Brokerage

Online brokerage is supported by EFFRA through our Innovation Portal. This free service allows you to enter/upload an expression of interest in a call topic(s) and to find potential project partners.

  • Project ideas already uploaded can be viewed via this link:
  • Please note that a ‘project idea’, can also be a simple expression of interest, without slides.
  • Brokerage is available for DT-FoF & ICT 2019 topics.


How to upload:

  • Once logged in, select:
    • Project Ideas
      • Then ‘Your project ideas’
        • Then select ‘Create project idea’.
        • Fill in the required boxes & select the topic of interest then click on ‘Create project idea’


Questions about the brokerage facility? Contact us!