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The NGI_Trust project supports the development of a human-centric Internet. by developing a stronger European ecosystem of researchers, innovators and technology developers in the field of privacy and trust enhancing technologies. 

From January 2019 to May 2020, NGI_TRUST ran three rounds of open calls in order to select and providing financial support to the best projects submitted by third parties in a competitive manner.

50+ projects have now been selected and the NGI_Trust consortium is now providing technical coaching, intellectual property and business mentoring support to the funded projects.

A short-presentation of NGI TRUST is available here.

The first open call for applications to NGI Trust opened on 1 February 2019 and closed on 30 April 2019.  109 proposals were received and 18 proposals were awarded, in total, funding of €2,112,723.  Further information on funded projects is available here

The second call opened on 1 October 2019 and closed on 1 December  2019.  79 proposals were received and 19 projects were selected and received a total funding of €1,581,672.67.  Further information on funded projects is available here.

The third open call was launched on 28 February 2020 and closed on 4 May 2020.  113 proposals were received.

About us

The partnership for innovative technological solutions to ensure privacy and enhance trust for the human-centric Internet.


European Future Innovation System (EFIS) Centre

European Business & Innovation Centre Network (EBN)

Kantara Initiative Europe


Fraunhofer IAO

Fundacion Tecnalia Research & Innovation

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As part of our project activities, we provide business mentoring and IPR advice to third party projects. Guidance on business mentoring is available at: Guidance for business mentoring A set of slides presenting tips on business mentoring is also available for consultation : Guidance on IPR is available at : NGI_Trust IPR Guidance
What is the maximum amount one organisation/individual can be granted? Over the three calls (lifetime of the NGI_TRUST project), a single organisation/individual cannot be awarded more than €200,000 for one or more projects (for example, €50,000 for a type 1 project followed by €150,000 for a type 2). Regarding eligible costs we understand that for Type 2, NGI_Trust would cover 66% of costs,…
NGI_Trust is aimed at funding projects that ensure the Internet remains a secure and resilient system, especially during crisis NGI_Trust funding is already bearing fruit and hitting the headlines with our grantees DECIDE and CASPER. Both have been featured in NGI's publication 'THE PEOPLE BUILDING THE INTERNET OF TOMORROW https://ngi.…

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