TETRAMAX 4th open call for Bilateral Technology Transfer Experiments (TTX)

For all details on the open call, its requirements and the entire procedure please carefully read the call announcement, the Guide for Applicants including the TTX proposal template and the TTX funding agreement. In addition, you will find some helpful information at the Frequently Asked Questions page.

Call at a glance
Call identifier
Call title
4th open call for Bilateral Technology Transfer Experiments (TTX)
TTX activity

One academic partner (publicly funded, university/polytechnics or research institution)transfers a particular novel HW or SW technology in the domain of Customized Low-Energy Computing (CLEC) for cyber-physical systems (CPS) and the Internet of Things (IoT) to a receiving industry partner (privately funded, preferably an SME or other for-profit company (mid-cap, large industry).

The receiving partner adopts and deploys this technology to enable improved products or processes (e.g. by gains concerning product cost, performance, or power consumption). Thereby, the technology receiver will achieve innovation and measurable impact, e.g. in terms of increased revenue or newly created jobs.

TTX partnership

One academic and one industry partner from two different EU member states or countries associated to HORIZON 2020; only in well justified cases, both partners can be SMEs.

TTX competence fields

TETRAMAX aims at fast‐track innovation in various ICT based application domains with European leadership and strategic importance, such as: automotive electronics, cloud computing, communication technologies, cybersecurity, HW/SW codesign, low-energy computing, and medical and health applications, etc. A high variety of competence fields for TTX can be found at: Guide for Applicants.

Expected TTX duration
between 6 and 9 months
Maximum financial support per TTX
The average of the requested TTX financial support of around €38,000 per TTX is preferred. Nevertheless, the financial support per TTX can be between €20,000 and €50,000 maximum (for all two third parties involved in the TTX).
Submission language
Tentative call timeline

Publication of the call: January 31, 2020
Proposal submission deadline: April 30, 2020, 23:59 CET
Evaluation completed: end of June 2020
TTX funding agreement completed: July 2020
Potential start of the TTX: August 1, 2020


TETRAMAX is a Horizon 2020 innovation action within the European Smart Anything Everywhere (SAE) initiative in the domain of customized and low-energy computing for Cyber Physical Systems and the Internet of Things. As a Digital Innovation Hub, TETRAMAX aims to bring added value to European industry, helping to gain competitive advantage through faster digitization. The project partially builds on experiences with the TETRACOM project during 2013-2016. TETRAMAX was launched in Sep 2017 and runs until Dec 2021.