What is SIDN Fund?
SIDN is an independent foundation. It is committed to solutions for security, stability, and trust of the Internet. SIDN is the foundation for internet domain registration in the Netherlands. The Fund was established in May 2014 with a start-up capital of around 5 million euros. SIDN Fund grant supports innovative internet projects that provide better accessibility, security, and creativity. The purpose of the fund is to improve the social impact of the Internet in the Netherlands.
How does SIDN work?
The SIDN fund grant provides money to projects that work on innovative ways of using the Internet. The Fund contributes to prosperity and welfare in the Netherlands by supporting innovative ideas in the data world.
Who can apply?
Pioneers - innovative ideas with guts:
Project in the idea phase. Focused on the elaboration of a promising idea to a demo, pilot or experimental design. A good idea that can be brought to the next phase by a strong team. The maximum contribution is € 10,000 per project. Applicants can submit a Pioneer project proposal during the whole year.
Potentials - visible social potential and sustainable impact:
A project with demonstrable potential, supported by a proof of concept. Further development and scaling up a promising, working concept or translation of scientific research into a usable application, with the potential for sustainable further development of the project. Potentials projects are projects that aim to upscale a working prototype into a useable application with significant potential. Contributions are up to € 75,000 per project.
How to apply?
If you are an entrepreneur who works in the tech field, you can apply for the SIDN Fund subsidy! You can find more information about the fund, deadlines and required criteria on sidnfonds.nl. Contacts us if you wish to apply for this subsidy directly. Or if you have any questions about the application procedure. Our specialists always available to answer you. m: firstname.lastname@example.org p: +31 6 27 09 59 24 Make an appointment with the online calendar: https://calendly.com/nickreineman