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  • COMPANY INTRODUCTIONLaura lvarez, Cardiff, 12/05/2015

  • 29 yearssince 1986

    182employees

    8 strategicpremises

    1,800Projects

    submitted/year

    1,500Clients

    THE COMPANY

  • WHAT WE DO Comprehensive innovation management

    COMPANY PLAN

    INVESTMENTS AND ACTIVITIES

    Definition of aPROJECT PORTFOLIO

    DEFINITIONOF THE GLOBAL

    FUNDING STRATEGY

    Elaboration of PROJECT PROPOSALS

    SUBMISSION

    Project MONITORINGand PAYMENT CLAIMS

    GRANTSEuropean / InternationalNationalRegional

    TAX INCENTIVESR&D tax reliefR&D tax creditsPatent Box

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    Our core service:

    To support companies securing the maximum funding and tax incentives for innovative activities

  • MISSION We facilitate your innovation activities supporting you in finding, securing and managing public funding sources

    We DEVELOP the project proposals and manage the application process to the relevant programmes.

    We ANALYSE the activities of our clients in R&D and innovation

    We MANAGE the collection of aid and provide follow-up assistance. We minimise the administrative workload and facilitate the preparation and submission of financial and technical reports.

    We IDENTIFY funding opportunities (regional, national, European and international programmes) in line with our client strategy.

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    3.4.

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  • SPECIALISTS IN EUROPEAN PROGRAMMESPlan 2015

    RSEEU

    PROGRAMMES

    145Projects submitted in 2014

    34%SUCCESS (Funded

    proposals)

    1%of 7FP

    7FP results (2007-2013)H2020 results

    +51MSecured for clients in 2014

    33%SUCCESS (Funded

    proposals)

    489Projects submitted

    +500 MSecured for clients In FP7

  • Other EU funding opportunitiesFIWARE A16 & SME Instrument & Fast Track

    Laura lvarez, Cardiff, 12/05/2015

  • INDEX

    SME Instrument

    Fast track

    Relevant EU Funding opportunities track

    FI A16 accelerators

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    FIWARE A16

  • FI A16

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    Accelerator Deadline Topics Funding per project

    Web

    Finodex 17/06/15 Open data Up to 170,000

    http://www.finodex-project.eu

    FABulous 18/06/15 Media & Content (3D Printing)

    50,000 and 250,000

    http://fabulous-fi.eu/

    EuropeanPioneers

    22/06/15 Smart cities, Media & Content, Social & Learning

    50,000 and 250,000

    http://www.europeanpioneers.eu

    FI-C3 31/06/15 Smart Cities, eHealth, Media & Content

    50,000 and 150,000

    www.fic3.eu

    Soul-FI (Round B)

    31/08/15 Smart cities, Social & Learning

    Up to 100,000

    soul-fi@ipn.pt

    CEED Tech 15/10/15 Smart cities, Energy & Environment, Media & Content, Manufacturing & Logistics

    30,000 and 250,000

    www.ceedtech.eu

    CreatiFI 30/10/15 Media & Content Up to 150,000

    http://www.creatifi.eu/

    The FIWARE 16 ACCELERATORS

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    SME Instrument

  • SME INSTRUMENT

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    Where to find it

    = H2020

    SME Instrument

  • How is it?

    Program to support European SMEs with excellentinnovation project ideas in bringing those ideas to themarket at European/International level

    SME INSTRUMENT

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    PHASE 2

    PHASE 1

    Demonstration activities, including end usersvalidation, scaling up, prototyping, etc.

    Market Feasibility analysis

    PHASE 3 Support to access to private investmentNo

    fund

    ing

    Fund

    ing

  • Excellent innovative project

    Characteristics:

    Innovative(technologic or not)With a high market potential at European and/or International levelFrom any sector and addressed to any social need or marketopportunity

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    SMEINSTRUMENT

  • Beneficiaries

    Start ups

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    SME INSTRUMENT

    SMEs Dynamic,young andmature

    Individually (or in cooperation)

  • Who cant be a beneficiary

    Big companies

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    SME INSTRUMENT

    SMEs interested in developing a new technology but without aclear idea about the market needs and the potential market

    Research entities& universities

  • Almost bottom upSME

    INSTRUMENT

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    Very open topics

    https://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunities/h2020/calls/h2020-smeinst-2-2015.html

  • PHASE 1- Process (1/3)

    Continuous open call (cut-off dates)

    Duration of the project: 6 months maximum

    Funding: 50,000 (LUMP SUM)

    Proposal: 10 pages document

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    SME INSTRUMENT

    PHASE 1

  • PHASE 1- Process (2/3)

    Type of Activities Supported

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    SME INSTRUMENT

    Technology Watch

    Market test and assessment

    Partner search

    Definition of the Marketing Plan

    Detail the business plan

    Planning of the SME instrument Phase 2

  • PHASE 1- Process (3/3)

    Research and development activities

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    SME INSTRUMENT

    UN-Supported Activities

    Investing in equipment

    Marketing and publicity

  • PHASE 2- Process (1/2)

    Continuous open call (cut-off dates)

    Funding: 70% (max. funding: 2.5M)

    Eligible costs: personnel costs, subcontracting, equipment, consumables, indirect costs

    Proposal: 30 pages document

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    SME INSTRUMENT

    PHASE 2

  • PHASE 2- Process (2/2)

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    SME INSTRUMENT

    Type of Supported Activities

    Prototype development and testing

    DemonstrationDeep Market analysis

    Partner search

    Commercial agreements at international level

  • Phase 1 and Phase 2 links

    It is NOT necessary to present a phase 1 project to access the phase 2

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    SME INSTRUMENT

    It is NOT necessary to present a phase 2 proposal if a phase 1 project has been presented and executed

  • Next Cut-off dates

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    SME INSTRUMENT

    17/06/201517/09/201516/12/2015

    Phase 1 Phase 2

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    Fast Track to Innovation

  • FAST TRACK

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    Where to find it

    = H2020

    Fast Track to Innovation

  • FAST TRACK

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    What is it?

    The FTI pilot (2015-2016) is the only fully bottom-up measure in

    Horizon 2020 promoting close-to-the-market innovation activities

    that is open to all types of participants.

  • Projects close to the marketFAST TRACK

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    Last push!

  • What type of activities can be supported?FAST TRACK

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    Advanced and specific research and development activities

    Standard setting and advanced performance testing / piloting /

    demonstration activities

    Validation of solutions in real working conditions / certification

    Business model validation

  • ConsortiumFAST TRACK

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    3-5 partners 3 member states

    2 industries in the consortium if 3-4 partners

    3 industries in the consortium if 5 partners

    (or 60% of the budget allocated to industries)

  • Budget & fundingFAST TRACK

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    General Funding - 70%

    100% funding for Non-profit entities

    EU contribution: up to 3M

  • Project durationFAST TRACK

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    Recommended: 1-2 years

    Included in the contract with the EC: in 3 years, from the starting of the project, the product/services must be in the market.

    Proposal preparation

    6 months

    Project execution

    12 24 months

    Launch to the market

    1 year

  • Next cut-off datesFAST TRACK

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    01/09/2015

    01/12/2015

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    How Zabala can help you

  • MAKING THE MATCH. WE CAN HELP

    YOU

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    COMPANY & BUSINESS PLAN

    Activities+

    Investments

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