ICT 34-37 Innov. Actions - Peca et Marro - Ideal-ist

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Horizontal ICT Innovation actions
ICT 34 – 2015: Support for access to
finance
• Access to finance for Europe's entrepreneurs in early growth
stage
• Pilot action for Business Angels co-investment in ICT
innovative companies
• Cross border and long term investments
• Implemented by European Investment Fund
Budget
 15 M€ LEIT ICT + 15 M€
'Access to risk finance'
 Leveraging EIF contribution
and Business Angels coinvestments
Expected impact
 Higher investment readiness
for R&I actors
 Mobilising investments in
key ICT sectors
Innovation & Entrepreneurship Support
CULTURE
ECOSYSTEM
SKILLS
FINANCE
ICT 35 a: Business idea contests in
universities and high schools
From school level to European level
•
1st selection takes place at
Campus level and continues
gradually up to European level
•
Participation of minimum
10 MS or AC in 1st year
Expected impact
 Increased awareness and
perception of ICT
entrepreneurship among
young people in Europe
Funding ICT 35 a,b,c
4 M € innovation action
ICT 35 b: Entrepreneurship summer
academy
• For university and last year high school students
• Entirely focused on ICT entrepreneurship
Expected impact
 More young ICT
entrepreneurs
 Increased practical
entrepreneurial skills
Funding ICT 35 a,b,c
4 M € innovation action
ICT 35 c: Entrepreneurship labs
Support start-ups to commercialise
research products, grow and scale up
Expected Impact
 More ICT entrepreneurs
 More collaboration in the
entrepreneurship
ecosystem
Funding ICT 35 a,b,c
4 M € innovation action
Foster interaction
between students
& entrepreneurs
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ICT 35 d: Campaign on entrepreneurship
culture in innovative ICT sector
Media campaign
Funding 1,5 M € CSA
Expected impact
 Better perception
of the barriers for
ICT entrepreneurs
Role models, promotion of a
risk-taking attitude,
acceptance of failures &
celebration of successes
ICT 35 e: Support for definition &
implementation of Inducement Prizes
•
Definition of 8 to 12 inducement prize competitions
•
Development of prize concepts, size of prize fund,
market failures, success criteria, competition rules
Funding 0,5 M € CSA
Expected impact
 Identification of inducement
prize with highest impact and
chance of mobilising
stakeholders
The Prizes Instrument
 Recognition prizes
• Recognition of work that has already been done
 Inducement Prizes
• Providing a considerable financial inducement to stimulate
researchers / innovators to do something that has never
been done before
• Typically deliver a major technological breakthrough for a
predefined challenge
For ICT three "Inducement prizes" will be launched during 2014-15
Inducement Prizes in ICT LEIT WP
2014-15
 "Breaking the optical transmission barriers in the core
network"
With focus on optical networks
To be launched in 2014
€1m purse
 "Collaborative sharing of spectrum"
With focus on wireless networks
To be launched in 2014
€1m purse
Implementation details to be published in 2014
Inducement Prizes in SC Health WP
2014-15
 Development of interactive health & wellbeing app that
• Ensures citizens can securely store and access their health
and well-being data and…
• Transmit it seamlessly to healthcare professionals and…
• Provide a health and well-being "scoreboard" to the user
Contest To be launched in 2015
Has €2m purse (to be distributed amongst at least 3 winners)
Implementation details to be published in 2014
ICT 35 f: European networks of procurers
•
EU wide networks of procurers identifying together shared
procurement needs in short term (PPIs) & longer term (PCPs)
•
Engage in open dialogue (also online) with all stakeholders
(industry, research community, other procurers, end-users
•
Investigate feasibility & prepare concretely 1 joint PCP or PPI
Finding partners
Funding 1 M € CSA
Expected impact
 Forward-looking, concerted
approach to develop answers to
challenges faced by the public
sector
/;
ICT 36 2015: Open call – cofunding of PCPs
•
Joint PCP by min 2 procurers from 2 different
MS/AC countries
•
PCP procurers buy solution design, prototyping &
real-life testing
•
Same conditions as before: Example docs for open market
consultation, tender docs available from
Funding 4 M € PCP cofund
Expected impact
 Reduced fragmentation of
innovative solutions
 Increased opportunities for wide
market uptake
First results of EU funded PCPs


SILVER (robotics for ageing well aiming to care for 10%
more elderly by 2020): R&D started

7 out of 33 bids selected: All EU based, all small or
medium size

Also universities participate in winning consortia!

Fair chance for participants from all over Europe to
participate: procurers sofar DK, FI, SE, NL, UK
CHARM (traffic management): benchmarking 20% cost
savings: Call open till 23/10
 PCP for open modular architecture, opportunities for new
innovative suppliers, best value for money solutions

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