NMPB - Weizmann Institute of Science

Report
Ministry of Science
Technology & Space
‫המינהלת הישראלית למו"פ האירופי‬
The Israel-Europe R&D Directorate
Nano-Materials-Biotechnology & Research Infrastruc.
H2020 first calls (2014-2015)
Dr. Nili Mandelblit, ISERD
Director of Space, Transport, Nano-Materials-Production-Biotechnology, RI
Weizmann Institute
12 January 2014
ISERD
Steering Committee:
Ministry of Economy
Ministry of Science, Technology & Space
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Finance
the Council for Higher Education – Planning and Budgeting
Committee
Chairman of the Steering Committee:
Mr. Avi HASSON, Chief Scientist, Ministry of Economy
General Manager: Mr. Marcel SHATON
Support Programs Along the R&D Chain
Basic
Research
PBC (Vatat) & ISF
Ministry of Science,
Technology &
Space
Applies Academic
Research
Other Ministries
OCS Ministry of
Economy
International
Program
Nofar
Tnufa
Incubators
Magnet
Competitive
R&D
Market Proximity
What is the European
Framework Program (FP)?
• EU's main funding instrument for R&D (since 1984)
• Covering almost all scientific/tech. disciplines
• Goals:
•
Strengthen the scientific & technological base of European industry
(“Increase competitiveness”)
•
Create a “European Research Area” (ERA)
•
Promote research that supports EU policies
• Funding implemented via calls for proposals, each covering
specific research areas
The EU Framework Program
60
FP 7
49.0
50
Billion €
40
30
20.0
20
13.1
10
0
3.3
0.8
5.4
1.3
6.6
1.7
3.3
15.0
3.7
5.0
7.0
1984-1987 1987-1991 1990-1994 1994-1998 1998-2002 2003-2006 2007-2013
Years
FP Budget
A nnual Budget
The EU Framework Program (FP)
EU Member State (28)
FP7 Associated States (12)
Israel is an Associated State
that allows it full participation in the
Framework RTD Programs since 1996
(mid FP4)
 H2020 - The next EU FP (2014-2020)
 A 70.2 Billion Euro Research and Innovation funding program
 Goals:

Responding to the economic crisis to invest in future jobs
and growth

Addressing people's concerns about their livelihood, safety
and environment

Strengthening the EU's global position in research,
innovation and technology
 Focus on societal challenges facing EU society (e.g. health,
transport, energy efficiency, …)
 Calls for proposal published on December 11, 2013
H2020 - Three Pillars:
 Excellent Science
(€24.5 Billion)
 Industrial leadership
 Societal Challenges
(€17.9 Billion)
(€30 Billion)
3 Challenges (70.2 B Euros)
EXCELLENT
INDUSTRIAL
SOCIETAL
SCIENCE-24.5 € B
LEADERSHIP-17.9 € B
CHALLENGES-30€ B
European Research
Council-ERC -13 268M€
Frontier research by the best
individual teams
ICT
Nanotechnologies
Materials
Future and Emerging
Technologies-3100M€
Manufacturing
Collaborative research to open
new fields of innovation
Space
Marie Curie - 5752M€
Opportunities for training and
career development
Ensuring access to world-class
facilities
Access to risk finance
3538M€
Leveraging private finance and
venture capital for research and
innovation
Demographic
change and wellbeing
FoodFood- 4152M€
4152M€
security,
security,sustainable
sustainableagriculture,
agriculture,marine
marineand
and
maritime
research
&
the
bioeconomy
maritime research & the bio-economy
Secure, clean and
efficient energy- 3994M€
Transport- 6802M€
Smart, green and integrated
Climate action- 3160M€
resource efficiency and raw
Innovation in SMEs
619M€
Homeland Security
Fostering all forms of inno vation in all types of SMEs
Innovative societies
3819 M€
Research
Infrastructures 2478M€
Biotechnology
Health -8033M€
H2020 is different



Broader topics
Strong emphasis on expected impact
Simplification: simplified list of types of action and
funding rules


Funding rates: One project = one rate
Same funding level to all participating entities
3 Challenges (70.2 B Euros)
EXCELLENT
INDUSTRIAL
SOCIETAL
SCIENCE-24.5 € B
LEADERSHIP-17.9 € B
CHALLENGES-30€ B
European Research
Council-ERC -13 268M€
Frontier research by the best
individual teams
ICT
Nanotechnologies
Materials
Future and Emerging
Technologies-3100M€
Manufacturing
Collaborative research to open
new fields of innovation
Space
Marie Curie - 5752M€
Opportunities for training and
career development
Ensuring access to world-class
facilities
Access to risk finance
3538M€
Leveraging private finance and
venture capital for research and
innovation
Demographic
change and wellbeing
FoodFood- 4152M€
4152M€
security,
security,sustainable
sustainableagriculture,
agriculture,marine
marineand
and
maritime
research
&
the
bioeconomy
maritime research & the bio-economy
Secure, clean and
efficient energy- 3994M€
Transport- 6802M€
Smart, green and integrated
Climate action- 3160M€
resource efficiency and raw
Innovation in SMEs
619M€
Homeland Security
Fostering all forms of inno vation in all types of SMEs
Innovative societies
3819 M€
Research
Infrastructures 2478M€
Biotechnology
Health -8033M€
H2020 Industrial Leadership Pillar
KETs

Partnership with Industry to recover from economic crisis

Emphasis on R&D and innovation with strong industrial
dimension

Involvement of industrial participants and SMEs to maximize
exepcted impact => key aspect of proposal evaluation

Funded projects will be outcome oriented, developing key
technology building blocks and bringing them closer to
market

Key Enabling Technologies (KETs)
H2020 Industrial Leadership Pillar
KETs

KETs – 6 Key Enabling Technologies, whose successful
deployment by industry will strengthen Europe's industrial
productivity and innovation capacity
1. Nanotechnology
2. Advanced Materials
3. Advanced Manufacturing & Processing
4. Biotechnology
5. Micro- and Nano-Electronics
6. Photonics

H2020 goal is to boost the deployment of industrial technologies
(ensure their best use, capture market share, and enable
innovative solutions to societal challenges)
H2020 Key Enabling Technologies
(KETs) - Objectives

The 6 KETs are covered by 2 different Work
Programs
1. NMPB
• Nanotechnology
• Advanced Materials
• Advanced Manufacturing & Processing
• Biotechnology
2. ICT
• Micro/Nano-electronics, and Photonics
• Photonics
H2020 KETs - Calls Characteristics
Use of Technology Readiness Level (TRL)

NMP in FP7:


H2020 KETs:


TRLS 1-4 (up to 5-6 in 2012-13: pilots and demonstrators)
TRLs from 3/4 to 7/8 (center at TRLs 5/6)
Two funding rates:


100% funding: TRLs 3-6
70% funding: TRLs 5-7


Non-profit participants can claim 100% funding
Cross-cutting KETs (comibnation of KETs and manufacturing)
H2020 KETs - Calls Characteristics

Two funding rates:


100% funding: TRLs 3-6
70% funding: TRLs 5-7

Non-profit participants can claim 100% funding

Cross-cutting KETs (combination of KETs and manufacturing)

Two funding rates:


100% funding: TRLs 3-6
70% funding: TRLs 5-7


Non-profit participants can claim 100% funding
Cross-cutting KETs (comibnation of KETs and manufacturing)
NMPB Work Program (2014-2015)
Publication date: 11th December 2013
Indicative budget: 474.2 M€/ 2014, 504 M€/ 2015
2014 Submission Deadlines
NMP Call:
• Single stage submission: 6th May 2014
• Two stage submission: 6th May 2014/ 7th October 2014
Biotechnology Call:
• Two stage submission: 12th May 2014/ 26th June 2014
* PPP Calls (FoF, SPIRE, EeB):
• Single stage submission: 20th March 2014
Topics in the NMP Call
(2014-2015)
“Bridging the gap between nanotech. research and markets”

Goal: Addressing the next steps required towards deployment of
innovation in nanotechnology and advanced materials



scaling up lab experience to industrial scale
demonstrating viability of manufacturing technologies
Topics examples:
1. Encapsulation technologies (for targeted delivery of drugs, cosmetic)
• New applications
• Production techniques, safety, standardization
2. Use of nanoparticles in 3D printing (AM- additive manufacturing)
3. Synthesis of nanomaterials for printing applications
4. Printing technologies for higher definition (down to nanoscale)
Topics in the NMP Call
(2014-2015)
“Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials for more
effective Healthcare”


Goal: support more effective therapies for important diseases
Scope: R&D to reach point where “therapies can be considered fit for
purpose” in preparation of (not including) clinical trail stages

Gender issues important: technologies and innovation should suit
both women and men

Topics
1.
2.
3.
examples:
Biomaterials for the treatment of diabetes mellitus
Biomaterials for treatment &prevention of Alzheimer’s disease
Nanomedicine therapy for cancer
Topics in the NMP Call
(2014-2015)
“Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials for low carbon
energy technologies and energy efficieny”

Goal: support increased use of renewable energy sources and improved
energy efficiency

Scope: Demonstrate use of nanotechnology and advance material in
practical applications; demonstrate technology readiness

Topics examples:
1. Innovative materials for storage of energy
2. Extended in-service life of advanced functional materials in energy
technologies (capture, conversion, storage, transmission of energy)
3. Materials innovations for optimisation of cooling in power plants
4. Post-lithium ion batteries for electric automotive applications
Topics in the NMP Call
(2014-2015)
“Exploiting the cross-sector potential of Nanotechnologies
and Advanced materials”

Goal: Advancing the technological readiness of solutions that can be
of used in multiple applications and economic sectors


International cooperation appropriate
Topics examples:
1. Materials for severe operating conditions
2. Widening existing materials models
3. Fibre-based materials for non-clothing applications
4. Solutions for drinking water production (lower energy)
5. Materials-based solutions for restoration/preservation of
European cultural heritage *ancient architecture, works of art)
Topics in the NMP Call
(2014-2015)
“Safety and Regulation”

Scope: Develop methods, techniques and equipment for:




materials characterisation & hazard identification
occupational exposure assessment
risk reduction and mitigation
International cooperation encouraged (in particular with: US,
Canada, Australia, Korea, Japan, China, Brazil)


All projects should align with the EU Nanosafety Cluster
Topics examples:
1. Environmental fate of nanomaterials (testing & modeling)
2. Next-gen tools for testing and calibration of risk of nanomaterials
Topics in the NMP Call
(2014-2015)
“Standards, models and infrastructure”

Addressing general, structural needs in areas including:






Infrastructure
Metrology and standards
Skills and networking
Business models
International cooperation encouraged
Topics examples (CSA):
1. The Materials "Common House“ – debate forum
2. Societal engagement on responsible nanotechnology
Topics in the Biotechnology Call
(2014-2015)
“Cutting-edge biotechnologies as future innovation drivers”

Goal:


Development of emerging tools (synthetic biology, bioinformatics…)
Convergences with other enabling technologies (e.g.
nanotechnology -> bionantechnology; ICT -> bioelectronics)

Transfer & implementation into new applications (biosensors,
biochips, drug delivery systems)

Topics
1. Synthetic biology: innovative approaches fo construction of
organisms (*aiming for industrial products; **ethical issues)
2. New bioinformatics approaches
Topics in the Biotechnology Call
(2014-2015)
“Biotechnology-based industrial processes”

Goal:

Enabling industry (chemical, health, mining, energy, paper, textile,
food) to develop new products based on biotechnology


Biotechnology for detecting/monitoring/removing pollution
Note: additional topics specific to Food, Agriculture, Marine, and
Forestry are under the Societal Challenge 2 call

Topics:
1. Enzymatic processes for industrial application (development of
specific robust biocatalysts).
2. Downstream processes (which overcome the low/complex
productivity of bioprocesses)
Topics in the Biotechnology Call
(2014-2015)
“Innovative and comptitiev platform technologies”

Goal:

Develop platform technologies (eg genomics, meta-genomics,
molecular tools…)


Terrestrstrial and marine biodiversity for novel applications
Biotechnology-based healthcare solutions (diagnostics, biological,
bio-medical devices)

Topics:
1. Metagenomics as innovation driver
3 Challenges (70.2 B Euros)
EXCELLENT
INDUSTRIAL
SOCIETAL
SCIENCE-24.5 € B
LEADERSHIP-17.9 € B
CHALLENGES-30€ B
European Research
Council-ERC -13 268M€
Frontier research by the best
individual teams
ICT
Nanotechnologies
Materials
Future and Emerging
Technologies-3100M€
Manufacturing
Collaborative research to open
new fields of innovation
Space
Marie Curie - 5752M€
Opportunities for training and
career development
Ensuring access to world-class
facilities
Access to risk finance
3538M€
Leveraging private finance and
venture capital for research and
innovation
Demographic
change and wellbeing
FoodFood- 4152M€
4152M€
security,
security,sustainable
sustainableagriculture,
agriculture,marine
marineand
and
maritime
research
&
the
bioeconomy
maritime research & the bio-economy
Secure, clean and
efficient energy- 3994M€
Transport- 6802M€
Smart, green and integrated
Climate action- 3160M€
resource efficiency and raw
Innovation in SMEs
619M€
Homeland Security
Fostering all forms of inno vation in all types of SMEs
Innovative societies
3819 M€
Research
Infrastructures 2478M€
Biotechnology
Health -8033M€
RI Work Program (2014-2015)
Publication date: 11th December 2013
Indicative budget: 279 M€/ 2014, 304 M€/ 2015
2014 Submission Deadlines (all single stage)
1. New infra development ; Integrating and Opening Research
Infrastructure: 2nd Sep 2014
2. E-Infrastructure: 15th April 2014
3. Human Resources, Policy, International Cooperation: 14th May
2014
Research Infrastructures in H2020
Definition for “Research Infrastructures”:
Facilities, resources, organizational systems and
services that are used by the research communities
to conduct research and innovation in their fields
This includes:
•
•
•
•
Major scientific equipment (or sets of instruments);
Knowledge-based resources (collections, archives, scientific data)
e-Infrastructures (data, computing and software systems);
And…any other infrastructure of a unique nature essential to achieve
excellence in research and innovation
Research Infrastructures in H2020
Goals of the European RI program:
•
To open access to research infrastructures existing in the individual
Member State to all European researchers
•
To avoid duplication of effort and to coordinate and rationalise the
use of these research infrastructures
•
To trigger the exchange of best practice, and develop interoperability
of facilities and resources
•
To help pooling resources so that Europe can acquire and operate
research infrastructures at world level
•
To connect national research communities, and become an
international partner
The H2020 RI Work Program
(2014-2015)
WP composed of 4 sections:
Developing the European RIs for 2020 and beyond
1.
2.
3.
Developing new world-class RIs
Integrating and opening national RIs of pan-European interest
Development, deployment and operation of ICT based eInfrastructures
Fostering the innovation potential of RIs
4.
Human Resources , Policy, International Cooperation
Topics in the RI Work Program
(2014-2015)
1. “Developing new world-class RIs “

Goals:
1.
Support the implementation, long term sustainability and
efficient operation of research infrastructures identified by ESFRI
2.
Identification of the next generation of new research
infrastructures
Support provided for:
1. Conceptual and technical design of new research infrastructures (a
bottom-up approach)
2. Preparatory phases, implementation and operation of prioritised
ESFRI projects (notably ERICs)
Topics in the RI Work Program
(2014-2015)
2. “Integrating and opening national RIs“
 Funding to support a consortium of several research infrastructures in a given
field and a specific topic



can include other stakeholders (e.g. public authorities, technological partners)
“Starting Communities” (5M euros) / “Advanced Communities” (10M Euros)
Funding for:



Networking activities, standardization, establishing a common access procedure
Trans-national access or virtual access activities;
joint research activities to improve the integrated services provided by the
infrastructures

Covering: Biological and Medical Sciences, Energy, Environmental and Earth Sciences ,
Mathematics and ICT, Engineering, Material Sciences , Physical Sciences , SSH)
Topics in the RI Work Program
(2014-2015)
2. “Integrating and opening national RIs“
Example
Biological and Medical Sciences - Starting Communities
• Health information, clinical data, samples and medical images
• New tools and resources for analysing and integrating genomic, epigenomic,
proteomic, metabolomic and phenomic data.
• Nanomedicine characterisation infrastructure
• Research infrastructures supporting rare diseases research
•
Biological and Medical Sciences - Advanced Communities
• High-containment biosafety facilities and virus collections including for high-risk
animal/human pathogens.
• Vaccine infrastructures
• Research Infrastructures for translating research on biological structures into
innovation in biomedicine.
• Research infrastructures in aquaculture.
Topics in the RI Work Program
(2014-2015)
3. “e-Infrastructures“
 Goal:
 Integrating e-infrastructure resources and services across all layers
(networking, computing, data, software, user interfaces), in order to
provide seamless services tailored to user needs.



Integration by deploying common/interoperable core services
Focus on: Big Data, Open Access, High Power Computing (HPC)
Topics examples:
1. Pan-European HPC infrastructure and services
2. Managing, preserving and computing with big research data
3. e-Infrastructure for Open Access
4. Centres of Excellence for computing applications
Topics in the RI Work Program
(2014-2015)
4. “Support to innovation, human resources, policy and
international cooperation

Topics examples:
1. Strengthening the human capital of research infrastructures
2. New professions and skills for e-infrastructures
3. Policy measures for research infrastructures
4. International cooperation for research
5. e-Infrastructure policy development and international cooperation
ESFRI – European Strategy Forum
on Research Infrastructures

Set up by the EU Council of Research Ministers in 2002:
Representatives of Ministers of all FP member states

Goal: support the development of a European policy for Research
Infrastructure and discuss a long term vision at European level

Mandated to develop a strategic roadmap identifying new panEuropean Research Infrastructures or major up-grades to existing
ones

First Roadmap published in 2006, followed by two updates in 2008
and 2010
ESFRI – European Strategy Forum
on Research Infrastructures
ESFRI ROADMAP 2010
ISERD Program managers

Nanotechnologies, Materials, Biotechnology and Production; Transport (Incl.
Aeronautics); Space; Medical Devices; Research Infrastructures :
Dr. Nili Mandelblit, [email protected]

Health; Food Agriculture and Biotechnology; Environment; Energy :
Ms. Ayala Karniol, [email protected]

Information Communication Technology; Security :
Dr. Aviv Zeevi, [email protected]

Marie Curie Fellowships; ERC; Socio-economic sciences and humanities; Science in
Society :
Ms. Smadar Hirsh, [email protected]

Bilateral programs with East Europe:
Mr. Uzi Bar Sadeh, [email protected]

Bilateral programs with West Europe:
Mr. Ran Arad, [email protected]

Enterprise Europe Network (EEN)
Mr. Uri Fishelson, [email protected]
For more information:
Dr. Nili Mandelblit
[email protected]
*
www.iserd.org.il

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