Cross4Health's Call for Proposals: Collaborative health innovation solutions generated by Aerospace and Energy SMEs together with Health-related SMEs

The selection will be based on the excellence of the proposed idea to address the identified healthcare challenge, the maturity and the management capacity of the team to drive project to the market, and the potential of the proposed solution to scale-up in the international market.
Applications are closed
10 months ago

The following eligibility criteria must be complied to, in order to get through to the evaluation process:

 

  • The Open Call is open to teams composed of, at least, two legal entities which must come from different countries and sectors of the value chain covered by Cross4Health.

  • Teams must be led by an SME (under the EU definition) 1 and composed of minimum two SMEs, legally established as a business and based in an EU member state or H2020 associated country.
  • Beyond the minimum requirement to have two SMEs in the team, other partner(s) may be an end user, a large enterprise an additional SME, etc., so long as they are a legal entity based in an EU member state or H2020 associated country.
  • It is a requirement that teams demonstrate the implementation of ideas and solutions from aerospace and energy sectors in addressing the specific healthcare.
  • A Technology Readiness Level2 (TRL) 5 (in the sector which the technology is being transferred from) is required. In addition, the selection will be based on the excellence of the proposed idea to address the identified healthcare challenge, the maturity and the management capacity of the team to drive project to the market, and the potential of the proposed solution to scale-up in the international market.
  • Already existing products without a clear advance or innovation beyond the state-of-art will be rejected.
  • Project activities that have already been funded or are being funded will be rejected. Double funding is not allowed.
  • SMEs can be part of more than one application but can only be funded in one of those.
  •  
    Evaluation criteria 
    • Innovative character of the project concept
    • Team composition and competitive advantage
    • Potential Impact of the solution
    • Fit with Cross4Health priorities
     
    The Deadline to submit an application: 16 May 2018 17:00:00 (Brussels time)
     
    Source: Cross4Health
     

    Illustration Photo: As a customized app-based solution, Lumify offers healthcare professionals connectivity, flexibility and mobility (credits: Philips Communications / Flickr Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0))

    Read more

    Comments

    No comments to display.

    Related posts

    Toyota Mobility Foundation announces finalists in $4 million global Mobility Unlimited Challenge

    The Challenge invited engineers, innovators, and designers from across the world to submit designs for game-changing technologies, incorporating intelligent systems, to improve the mobility and independence of people with lower-limb paralysis. Central to the Challenge is the importance of collaboration with end-users to develop devices which will integrate seamlessly into users’ lives and environments, while being comfortable and easy to use, enabling greater independence and increased participation in daily life.

    PRIMA Call for Proposals: Bridging the gap between potential and actual irrigation performance in the Mediterranean

    In the Mediterranean basin, water balances and water used for irrigation including irrigation performance is often lower than potential at the farm and at the water users association level. This gap is evident for average performance, but it is particularly important when the dispersion among farmers and their associations is considered. Attaining Sustainable Mediterranean irrigation requires to assess the real water balances in the area of irrigation, amount of water available for irrigation ensuring that water levels are environmentally safe for ecosystems and other needs. Furthermore, optimising irrigation performance requires to combine technological, managerial and governance innovations taking into account the availability, safety and quality of water resources, existing institutional arrangements, as well as crop agronomy planning.
    Application Deadline in a month

    PRIMA Call for Proposals: Agro-food Value Chain 2019

    Proposals should focus on products with high added value, most exposed to fraud and valorise productions that have been discontinued but hold nutritional value and are important for biodiversity conservation. Proposal should also aim at creating trans-national networks of laboratories, validating and harmonizing protocols, sharing open-data on food products of the Mediterranean tradition, providing a robust support for certification and control bodies, and building capacity in key enabling technologies related to authenticity and traceability.
    Application Deadline in a month

    African Development Bank Group approves $25 million Equity Investment in Fund for Renewable Energy Projects in Africa

    ARPF projects will focus on mature technologies including wind, solar PV, small to medium hydro, geothermal and biomass. These would include grid-connected independent power producers (“IPPs”), and decentralized energy projects (commercial & industrial solar, mini-grids and solar home systems companies). The Fund’s strategy is to prioritize projects with a clear timeline to financial close, with emphasis on de-risking early stage greenfield projects.

    European call for proposals: Innovative utilisation of aquatic biomass and Novel aquaculture production systems

    The proposals should seek to be complementary with or adding to other projects funded under FP7 and Horizon 2020, ERA-NETs, BBI JU or other funding schemes, both ongoing and recently finished. They should reflect awareness of the objectives of running projects in relevant fields to avoid overlap. Proposed projects must demonstrate industry involvement.
    Application Deadline in 2 months

    European call for proposals: Sustainable and Resilient agriculture for food and non-food systems

    Based on the two previous calls, the FACCE SURPLUS partners decided to further advance their successful funding scheme with a third call of the initiative in order to complete the portfolio of projects and filling remaining research and funding gaps. Having in mind the research already conducted in FACCE SURPLUS projects, this call at the end of the initiative aims at further improving collaboration in the area of food and nonfood biomass production and transformation systems.
    Application Deadline in 2 months

    A Quick Look At The Latest Happenings In The Cloud Integration Market

    As an emerging trend of technology the field of cloud Integration is steadily expanding. The global cloud Integration Market is growing approximately at a CAGR of 8% during 2018-2023 and it is expected to grow at a highest CAGR during the forecast period.

    A Close Look At The Latest Research Trends Within The 3D Printing Metals Market

    3D printing involves the creation of a 3 dimensional object by adding successive layers of a particular material one on top of each other until the overall object has been formed. Metals constitute one of the main materials used for 3D printing.

    Call for Applications: Go Green in the City 2019

    The Go Green in the City challenge is now entering its 9th year running and our 2019 edition is going to be even bigger, better and bolder! We are looking for students like you from around the world who are willing to put their skills and ideas to the test.
    Application Deadline in 4 months