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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.

Note: The call for topic DT-ICT-07-2018: Digital Manufacturing Platforms for Connected Smart Factories is 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-ICT-07-2018 topic:  17 April 2018
  • 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: 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’


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