Are you planning to start a research project to stimulate and help a company’s further growth? Baekeland mandates aim to support research that has an economic finality and – if successful – adds value to the company concerned. This research is simultaneously aimed at a PhD.
FI Group helps you with a clear project plan to make your ideas succeed and supports you with a strategy to secure the necessary funding.
To receive support from Baekeland mandates, the project proposal must offer a scientific challenge that allows the researcher to become intellectually competent and grow into a full-fledged researcher.
An application can be submitted by a consortium consisting of (at least) a Flemish company, a Flemish university and a PhD student.
A candidate-mandate who wishes to apply for a Baekeland mandate should first work out a collaboration with a company and a university supervisor. The application must then be submitted by the company acting as the main applicant for the project.
The accepted budget is the basis for calculation of a grant.
The basic support percentage is 50% and can be increased (cumulatively):
The agency pays the grant to the company that guarantees the partners’ full reimbursement.
A Baekeland mandate provides co-financing for
The grant is paid by the agency to the company that is responsible for fully reimbursing the partners.
Contact one of our expert consultants who can further support you in analysing, preparing and submitting your application.
FI Group has 20 years of experience and wants to support you in understanding and exploiting the available R&D+I opportunities. Our experts are at your disposal to analyse your project. Together we will take the next steps in your innovative (project) growth.