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WHAT IS THE ERC PROOF OF CONCEPT PROGRAM

ERC - European Research Council

In 2011, the European Research Council -ERC- launched the «Proof of Concept-PoC-» funding initiative.

The objetive of the ERC PoC program is to provide support to projects already financed by the Consortium in any previous call, seeking to bring value to the project, in order to implement the proof of concept, identify developing and designing a protection strategy of intellectual property appropriate. It aims to bring it closer to the market and search for the commercial use for the results of the research previously funded.

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WHO IS THE TARGET

All the principal investigators who are or have been recipients of ERC Starting, Consolidator, Advanced or Synergy Grant, one year before the date of publication of this ERC PoC call can apply for this funding call.

The PoC applicant also should be able to prove the link between research and project to be financed in the proof of concept.

 

ERC PoC Facts & figures

Grant funding:

Up to 150 000 euros

Duration:

12-18 months

2017 Calls:

· January 19th, 2017 · 17:00h
· April 25th, 2017 · 17:00h
· September 5th, 2017 · 17:00h

 

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DO YOU NEED HELP?

Our organization helps companies, research centers, researchers, administrations and universities to improve return on their investments in R&D. In this calls, we offer our support in the following activities:

  • The preparation of the proposal for ERC-2016-PoC (Part B of the proposal and support in Part A), defining a winningtech transfer strategy.
  • The implementation of this strategy, once obtained the funding

In previous calls (2012-2015), we managed to get 6 successful cases with European universities and research centres.

 

OUR EXPERTS

Jorge R. Mujico

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Jorge is PhD in Science, Business Development Manager, and expert in “Management of International & Technological Cooperation Programs and Projects” (specialisation program provided by the Spanish Office of Science and Technology in Brussels).

 

Isabel Ferrando

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Isabel is BsC in Chemistry, EU BD & Senior Project Manager and Master´s in Innovation and Leadership by Escuela de Negocios INEDE and UCLA.

 

Francisco Velasco

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Francisco is Strategic Development Director, BEng in Mechanical Engineering, MSc in Aerospace Materials at the “University of Central Lancashire” (UK), and MBA at the “Open University Business School”.

ERC PoC 2017: What’s new?

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WHEN: November 30th, 2016
LANGUAGE: English 
PRICE: Free 


CONTENTS
·Discover the new edition 2017.
·Inquire and resolve questions about the program.
·Identify key factors to get the funding.
·Explore possible avenues of collaboration with other entities.

 


How to build a proposal to achieve success?

In this webinar, we give you some keys:

In recent years, we have helped universities and research centers to obtain funding for their proof of concept through this program.

If you want help with your proposal, please contact our experts.

CONTACT

Jorge_Raul_Mujico

Jorge R. Mujico

jrmujico@kaalliance.com
+34 91 290 58 27


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