Application deadline

Call for for projects on Artificial Intelligence & Quantum Technology

EUREKA Call for Proposals for Joint R&D Projects on Artificial Intelligence / Quantum Technology between Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Israel, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey & UK.

 

Time Schedule:

Preannouncement
15. March 2019

Opening of the Call
1. April 2019

EUREKA Global Innovation Days, Manchester. Consortia building and Matchmaking
14-16. May 2019

Deadline for applications
1. July 2019 (CET: 17:00)

Evaluation results will be communicated
November 2019

Consortia Agreements signed & Project Start
Q1 2020

Introduction

EUREKA (www.eurekanetwork.org) is an intergovernmental organisation for market-driven industrial R&D. It is a decentralised network facilitating the coordination of national funding on R&D&I, aiming to boost the productivity & competitiveness industries. Following a bottom-up approach with projects being of technological area with a civilian purpose, EUREKA has been the driving force of innovation in Europe for over 30 years.

1. Participating Funding Agencies and Countries

Within the EUREKA initiative, the call is based on mutual consent between the participating funding bodies 1. FFR (Austria), 2. VLAIO, Innoviris & SPW-EER (Belgium)  3. IRAP (Canada), 4. IFD (Denmark),  5. ISERD (Israel), 6. CDTI [1](Spain), 7. SERI (Switzerland), 8. KIAT (South Korea) 9. Tübitak (Turkey), 10. Innovate UK (UK).

2. Scope

Participants are invited to submit applied research and innovation project proposals in the following thematic domains:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Quantum Technology Quantum sensing

3. Eligibility criteria

In order to apply to the present call, partners must meet the following qualifications:

  • The consortium should include at least two (for profit) independent companies from two of the participating countries. The participation of research institutes/universities is welcome according to each country’s funding regulations.
     
  • The project partners must express their will to cooperate, on win-win/fair basis in the development of a new product, industrial process or service.
     
  • The product, process or service must be innovative and there must be a technological risk involved.
     
  • The project must have a civilian purpose.
     
  • The project should benefit all involved partners in a well-balanced consortium.
     
  • The project should have an obvious advantage and added value resulting from the technologic cooperation between the participants (e.g. increased knowledge base, commercial leads, access to R&D infrastructure etc.).
     
  • A signed consortium agreement is mandatory before the actual start of the project. The consortium agreement should at least include the ownership and use of know-how and IPR settlements.
     
  • The duration of the project may not exceed 36 months.

Any partner whose collaborative industrial research and innovation project is consistent with the aforementioned criteria can apply to the present call in accordance with their own laws, rules, regulations and procedures in effect, on a non-exchange of funds basis, and subject to budgetary availability.

Each participating funding body may apply additional eligibility criteria. Applicants are strongly advised, prior to submitting the application, to contact their funding body (see below) to discuss their project idea and check the eligibility of the project.

Partners from other EUREKA countries or countries outside of EUREKA can also participate, but funding must be secured within the deadlines for the call.

 

Guidelines
Contact

Senior Consultant
Jens Peter Vittrup
+45 61 90 50 23
Jens.peter.vittrup@innofonden.dk

 

Scientific Officer
Børge Lindberg
+45 61 90 50 12
Boerge.lindberg@innofond.dk

 

Innovation Attaché in Israel
Ann Christina Petersen Lange
+972 (0) 54 7302 129
anclan@um.dk

 

Innovation Attaché in Korea
Eske Bo Knudsen Rosenberg
Dir.: +82 2 795 4187 (ext. 410)
Mobil: +82 10-2824-4187
eskros@um.dk

 

Innovation Attaché in Boston
Torben Orla Nielsen
+1 (857) 424 8785
torbni@um.dk