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European R&D Funding Opportunities
Robert Bunn, Invest Northern Ireland
Invest Northern Ireland – encouraging Collaboration
Knowledge
Transfer
Partnerships
Competence
Centres
Collaborative
Networks
Collaboration
Enterprise
Europe
Network
Innovation
Vouchers
Collaborative
R&D
Support
R&D Funding Programmes
Non-EU R&D Funding Programmes
EU R&D Funding Programmes
Business Engagement in R&D
Technology
Led
Driving New
Knowledge
Applying New
Knowledge
Adoption of
Knowledge
Developing
Capacity
Building
Innovation
Support for small
companies to get
innovative solutions
to technical and
business challenges
Market
Led
Short Term
Reward
Assistance to explore
how R&D can help your
business and help
businesses get
involved in R&D
Grants for in-house
R&D projects with
collaborative
bonuses
Industry-led research
in emerging
technology sectors
Companies and
research teams in
HE/FE collaborating
Long Term
Reward
Eurostars
 The Eurostars programmes purpose is to
provide funding for market-oriented research
and development, specifically with the active
participation of R&D-performing SME’s.
 Collaborative - must involve at least two
partners from two different Eurostars member
countries.
 UK Funding for SMEs only at 50% of eligible
costs – up to €300,000 per UK partner
 Eurostars Cut-off 10: Deadline 4th April 2013
Eurostars Cut-off 11: Deadline Autumn 2013
www.eurostars-eureka.eu
IAPP: Industry-Academia Partnerships and Pathways
 Enhancing industry-academia collaboration
 Exchange of knowledge via exchange of people
 Consortium defines the research project topic
Commercial
Partner in one
MS/AC
+
Non-Commercial
Partner in another
MS/AC
Northern Ireland Successful participation in FP7
Collaborative R&D Funding (2007-2012)
€ 1,670,170
€ 9,557,251
Industry
Higher Education
Other
€ 35,256,109
€53 million awarded to NI participants in FP7
Invest NI = NICP for Industry/SMEs
 EEN NI
 ONIEB (Brussels)
 UK NCPs
 RoI NCPs
 InterTradeIreland
SME, entrepreneurs, innovation
at the core of
EU2020 strategy
?
SME Instrument
Phase 1
Concept & Feasibility
assessment
Phase 2
Demonstration
L
Market Replication
R&D
Phase 3
Commercialisation
SME - EU financial
facilities
Risk assessment, technological &
commercial feasibility
Partner search, Design study and
business plan
Demonstration, prototyping, testing ,
market replication, scaling-up,
miniaturisation, research
--- continued support throughout the project 
Quality label, access to risk finance,
indirect support
Support Services Available
 Identify the most appropriate funding scheme
for your project idea and research needs
 Provide advice on UK and EU funding rules,
regulations and eligibility criteria
 Assist you to find the right partners through the
Enterprise Europe Network and ERRIN
 Signpost you to further specialist events and advice
 Invest NI financial support for proposal preparation
Enterprise Europe NI
What is the Enterprise Europe Network?
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Largest European Commission funded business support network
600 partner organisations
44 countries - Member States and affiliates
6,000 specialist advisors
Potential access to circa 20 million European SMEs
Enterprise Europe NI
Technology / R&D related activities
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Consultancy visits
Partner searching (including FP7)
Dissemination of technology offers and requests
Technology missions
Partnering & brokerage events
Seminars & workshops
Commercially related activities
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European Business Information
Commercial collaboration opportunities
Financial Support for Preparing Collaborative R&D applications:
Invest NI: Project Definition*
Eligible Costs
 Labour
 Consultancy Fees
 Legal Advice
 Travel and Subsistence Costs
* Open to Invest NI client companies and to universities/ research
organisations through the FP7 mentoring scheme
Team Leader
Joanne Coyle
Email: [email protected]
Tel. 028 9069 8807
Collaboration Executives – Northern Ireland
Lisa O’Reilly
Email: [email protected]
Tel. 028 9069 8594
Robert Bunn
Email: [email protected]
Tel. 028 9069 8602
R&D Liaison Executive – Brussels
Farha Brahmi
Email: [email protected]
Tel. 00 32 2 290 1345
Invest NI Collaborative R&D Team Contact Details

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