Pre-announcement VerDuS SURF Pop Up 2019, 1st round

8 January 2019

For the programme Smart Urban Regions of the Future (VerDuS SURF) a new call VerDuS SURF Pop Up will be launched early February 2019. This instrument is intended to fund small projects that contribute to developing knowledge and innovation in cities and urban regions.

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Since the first round of VerDuS SURF Pop Up in 2016, eighteen small projects have been funded. In 2019, two new rounds will be organised. This is the last year that VerDuS SURF Pop Up will be organised.

VerDuS SURF Pop Up is part of the VerDuS SURF programme, the research programme of the knowledge initiative Connecting Sustainable Cities (VerDuS). VerDuS is an initiative of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management, the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, NWO, Platform31 and the Taskforce for Applied Research (NRPO-SIA) in the field of smart urban regions.

More information about the VerDuS SURF programme can be found on the VerDuS website. Should you have any questions about the information provided above, please contact Ms Maxime Verbeij via

Source: NWO