Overview: IWT innovation mandates
General Program name IWT innovation mandates
Funds for Postdoctoral fellowships
Funding agency IWT
Scope International
Fields of science All fields of Science
Program web site https://www.vlaio.be/nl/subsidies-financiering/innovatiemandaten
Number of calls per year
Eligibility EU-Life institution VIB
Applicant's Level of Experience (years after PhD) PhD-degree
Applicant's Nationality Any
Other Important Requirements 1/ innovation mandates leading to the establishment of a spin-off company in Flanders / 100% funded by IWT for ≤ 2 years 2/ innovation mandates involving cooperation with existing companies - these innovation mandates may consist of 2 phases : a first phase of ≤ 12 months can be supported by a 100% subsidy to the university (more research acquired to assess the feasibility in a business context - to be achieved ≤ 1 year / a 2nd phase of ≤ 24 months, in which a company is the applicant and responsible for the strategic orientation of the research and provides co-financing
Funding type & amounts Fellowship (net salary, exempt of national taxes)
Working contract (gross salary)
Other allowances
Next deadline None
Past submissions outcomes
Year Available fellowships Success rates
9 fellowships per year