The HINDI research project (The Historical Dynamics of Industrialization in Northwestern Europe and China ca. 1800-2010: a Regional Interpretation) project is funded by the ERC (European Research Council)-Starting Grant scheme under the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (Horizon 2020), with dr. Bas van Leeuwen as the principal investigator. The research group aims at contributing to the academic debates about the Industrial Revolution, the Great Divergence and de-industrialization, by constructing new datasets and publications about the European and Chinese manufacturing sector during 1820 - 2010. The project has started on 1 September 2015, and it will end up on 31 August 2020, with the International Institute of Social History (IISH) at Amsterdam and the University of Utrecht (UU) as the host institution. Read more in About