EUREKA Danube 2nd Call for Proposals: Developing Innovative Products and Applications

Deadline: 31 March 2017

Applications are open for EUREKA Danube joint R&D Projects to focus on developing innovative products and applications in all technological and application areas. Applicants are expected to develop ready to market solutions or projects which have strong market potential for all involved participants.

National organisations will provide access to public funding for labelled joint projects. The support will be given to each partner by its respective National Authorities in accordance with their national laws, rules, regulations and procedures in effect, on a non-exchange of funds basis, and subject to budgetary availability in each country.

Eligibility Criteria

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

  • The project should include at least two independent companies (for profit) from at least two different countries. Participation of research institutes/universities is welcome as subcontractor of the company or partner according to each country’s funding regulations.
    • In Hungary, the public financed institutions need an industrial partner in order to be eligible.
    • In Germany, SMEs only can apply for funding, participation of large companies should be self-financed. Research organizations and universities may apply on partner level.
    • In Croatia, SME only can apply for funding while scientific institutions are outsourced.
    • In Romania, SME only can apply for funding. Participation of Romanian research institutes and universities is welcome as partners and shall get funds from the main contractor.
  • All partners must express their will to cooperate, on an equal basis, in the development of a new product, industrial process or service.
  • The product, process or service must be innovative and the technological risk is accepted.
  • The project must be equally significant for all partners.
  • The project should have an obvious advantage and added value resulting from the technological cooperation between the participants in all countries (e.g. increased knowledge base, commercial leads, access to R&D infrastructure etc.).
  • Prior to obtaining the Eureka label partners are required to present a draft of Consortium Agreement (on the commercialization of the product, process or service once the phase of research and development has been completed which includes the ownership and use of know-how and IPR settlements)
  • Both National and EUREKA application are submitted until the 31 of March 2017.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted via email at the address given on the website.

Eligible Countries: Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary and Romania.

For more information, please visit EUREKA Danube Proposals.

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