Knowledge and Innovation Top Consortium Logistics

General definitions

for programme Knowledge and Innovation Top Consortium Logistics
Topconsortium Kennis en Innovatie Logistiek
TKI Logistiek


February 2015
December 2020
Marcus van Leeuwen
Marcus van Leeuwen
several times per year

Objectives, orientation and policies

The objective of ‘TKI Logistiek’ is the structural realization of the private-public collaboration in the area of research in the top sector logistics. This includes both innovation through fundamental and applied research as well as the valorization and dissemination of knowledge, experience and results.

‘TKI Logistiek’ participants are companies and knowledge institutes including NWO, TNO, universities and Dinalog.
The focus of the TKI is on the research part of the 6 roadmaps, which are:
NLIP (Neutral Logistics Information Platform): the development of an open ICT infrastructure for the logistics sector,
Synchromodality: the promotion of integrated multimodal transport,
Service logistics: the improvement of logistics related to the provision of services,
Cross chain control centers: to facilitate the bundling of freight flows,
Trade facilitation: the reduction of the burden of procedures and controls of government in logistics and supply chains,
Supply chain finance: the integration of knowledge on finance in supply chains.
Basic (Fundamental) research
Applied Research
Implementation/Market Take-up
Knowledge (e.g. for Transport Policies)
Organisational Innovations (Processes)
Technological innovations
Social Innovation (social practices)
Level 1 to 2 - Basic technology research
Level 2 to 3 - Research to prove feasibility
Level 3 to 5 - Technology development
Level 5 to 6 - Technology demonstration

Thematic priorities

Air transport
Rail transport
Road transport
Urban transport
Water transport (sea & inland)
Multimodal transport
all modalities of freight transportation: train, boat, truck, plane, car, etc.
Freight Transport
Innovative technologies
Transport management
Integration, interoperability and intermodality
Transport and infrastructure management
Tools for behavioural change and social learning
New organisational models
Innovative processes and procedures
Financing, pricing and taxation
Infrastructure and TEN-T
Land-use and transport planning
Climate policy and energy efficiency
Security and Safety
Assessment & decision support methodologies
Accessibility, social and equity impacts

Legal framework and budgets

Resulting IPRs belong to the consortium
Call based (call for proposals or call for tenders)
Funding/Financing on individual request
Direct contracting
Public national/regional Funds
April 2015
August 2015

Funding procedures and conditions

Kick-off Events
Non-academic Research institutes
No requirement
Min. of 3
Cooperation between academia and industry/enterprises
There is no information available.
Fundamental Research
Industrial research
Experimental development
There are currently no entries.
There are currently no entries.
Fundamental Research Industrial research Experimental development
Academia - to - - to - - to -
Non-academic - to - - to - - to -
Research institutes - to - - to - - to -
Companies/Industry - to - - to - - to -
Public agencies - to - - to - - to -
NGOs - to - - to - - to -
Private persons - to - - to - - to -
Two-Step (pre-proposal obligatory)
Independent external experts
Scientific and Technical Quality
Relevance for the programme goals
Economic potential and exploitation
Technical appropriation of (mid-term) reports
Financial audits
Participation dissemination events
Publication requirements

Transnational funding

Cross-boarder funding options
Project participant from other countries in national consortia possible
Marcus van Leeuwen