David Rovirosa, ACCIO Innovation Catalan Agency and EEN

Report
Support services for participating in EU
R&D programmes:
Enterprise Europe Network
Barcelona, 4th April 2014
Content
• Catalonia in EU Funding Programmes
• Support services for participating in EU R&D programmes
• Enterprise Europe Network
• ACCIÓ
• Other support services
• Other R&D funding opportunities for SMEs
Content
• Catalonia in EU Funding Programmes
• Support services for participating in EU R&D programmes
• Enterprise Europe Network
• ACCIÓ
• Other support services
• Other R&D funding opportunities for SMEs
What is ACCIÓ?
it is an agency which
helps Catalan
businesses to be more
competitive
it is affiliated to the
Government of Catalonia's
Ministry for Business and
Labour and DirectorateGeneral for Industry
it supports work in
the areas of innovation,
international expansion,
attracting investment,
entrepreneurship, financing,
consultancy and business
management
it is the key body for
measures designed to
make Catalan businesses
more competitive
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Activities in 2013: Innovation
Innovation
Services
Business R&D
Services
1. Innovation workshops and
seminars
2. Incentives for innovation
projects (Innoempresa line)
1. Incentives for R&D projects
2. Development of tax incentives
3. Support for innovative public
procurement
R&D and
International
Innovation Service
1. International R&D&I
information and training
programmes (Horizon 2020)
2. Connect-EU groups
3. Brussels
R&D&I
project
support office
Innova Service. Specialist advice on R&D and innovation in technology:
managing innovation, structuring R&D&I projects, identifying partners
International
Technological
Cooperation
TECNIO
1. Management of the Enterprise
Europe Network (EEN)
2. Finding technology
(brokerage events)
partners
Generating Value
from Technology
1. Integrating, publicising and
rationalising the TECNIO
centre network
1. Technology
Commercialisation
Programme
2. TECNIOspring: helping
researchers to be more
mobile
2. Activating Units
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Catalonia in EU R&D Programmes
• 1.5% of EU-28 population
• 1.6% of EU-28 GDP
• EU-FP7 Grants received:
864M€
Catalonian ERDF funds 2007-2013: 679M€
• 2,16% of EU-FP7 Grants
• 20% companies
participation
• 15% SMEs participation
Content
• Catalonia in EU Funding Programmes
• Support services for participating in EU R&D programmes
• Enterprise Europe Network
• ACCIÓ
• Other support services
• Other R&D funding opportunities for SMEs
One-stop shop for
European SMEs
Practical help from local
organisations
Listening to SMEs
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Almost 600 partner organisations in
54 countries
Access EU Funding
At the Enterprise Europe Network, we can:
• assess your technology to identify your
potential, needs and funding opportunities;
• help you to formulate project ideas;
• increase your proposal-writing and project
management skills;
• find you partners;
How to get support?
Contact your local
Enterprise Europe Network node
http://een.ec.europa.eu/
ACCIÓ’s Horizon 2020 Support Services
Support to Catalan companies participation in international R&D and
Innovation projects, mainly Horizon 2020
• Information
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Organisation of Horizon 2020 information events in Catalonia
Connect-EU Event: annual information day with more than 1.000 attendees in
2014
• Training
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Training courses on European Projects Management
1-day workshops on European Projects Management
• Partner search & networking events
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Partner search service via Enterprise Europe Network
Organisation of brokerage events
• Project & technology advice
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Advice on how to structure and write European projects’ proposals
• Brussels’ office
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Liaison with EU officials
Participation in lobby networks: ERRIN, EARTO, etc.
Partner search services
• Find European
partners
• Find your Catalan
technological partner
Other Support Services
• National Contact Points
• Participant Portal
Helpdesk
• Stakeholders
Content
• Catalonia in EU Funding Programmes
• Support services for participating in EU R&D programmes
• Enterprise Europe Network
• ACCIÓ
• Other support services
• Other R&D funding opportunities for SMEs
Other Funding Programmes
... Building the European
Research Area ...
ACCIÓ participates in EraNets
and bilateral R&D funding
programmes
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Since 2007: ERANet Manunet (manufacturing),  call opened in 2014
Since 2009: ERANet Eurotransbio (biotech),
Since 2011: ERANet OLAE+ (printed electronics),
Since 2012: ERANet Biophotonics+ (biophotonics)
Since 2013: ERANet Transport III (Vehicle of the future).
• Since 2011: Bilateral R&D programme Catalunya - Israel.  call expected in 2014
Other Funding Programmes
Funding Programme
NUCLIS INTERNACIONALS
2013 Figures
• 1.8M€ Budget
• 10 projects funded
Project profile
• SME focused
• 2 participants
• Minimum budget for Catalan companies: 150k€
More information
[email protected]
David Rovirosa
Cap R+D i Innovació Internacional
ACCIÓ
E: [email protected]
T: 93 567 49 13
Servei d’Informació
Empresarial
934 767 206
[email protected]
@ACC1O
Barcelona
Tel. 934 767 200
[email protected]
Lleida
Tel. 973 243 355
[email protected]
Catalunya Central
Tel. 936 930 209
[email protected]
Tarragona
Tel. 977 251 717
[email protected]
Girona
Tel. 872 975 991
[email protected]
Terres de l’Ebre
Tel. 977 449 333
[email protected]

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