MIT AI Project Support Scheme Open

14 mrt 2022
Auteur: HSD Foundation

The national MIT scheme to support AI projects of SMEs will start on Tuesday 15 March. This scheme intends to stimulate the AI innovation power in the Netherlands and to accelerate the application of newly developed AI technology. This one from the Dutch AI Coalition | NL AIC initiated and supported scheme was established in collaboration with InnovationQuarter and other regional development agencies. There is € 2.9 million available for this scheme. 



What does the scheme entail?

Are you an SME entrepreneur working on AI innovation projects? Then the MIT scheme may be something for you. More information on the approach and the process can be found on the website of the implementing organisation Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO). Here you will also find more information about the support provided by RVO and an overview is offered for inspiration of projects by entrepreneurs who have previously made use of this scheme, you can apply for a subsidy for the AI theme for a small or large collaborative project. The general terms and conditions are the same as the generic terms and conditions for MIT R&D collaborative projects.


Find out more about MIT and have an overview of earlier MIT Projects. 

Read also about the conditions to submit your application!


Planning and Support

The MIT scheme starts on 15 March, 2022, the deadline for submitting your application is May 10, 2022, 5:00 PM. Consult the detailed information about the terms and conditions and the schedule of the scheme on the RVO website. InnovationQuarter is able to support participants from South Holland with up-to-date information about the approach and working method to submit successful project proposals.


For this you can contact Tim Franken.  


Support SME from the AiNED Program
AI applications directly contribute to economic prosperity, social well-being and solving major societal challenges. SMEs, including many start-ups, play an important economic and innovative role in this. Research shows that SMEs encounter many barriers when applying AI. To bridge the gap for SMEs between the knowledge base and application in AI innovations, the MIT scheme is supported by the AiNED program. For more information:




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