Funding

PART B: VALORISATION PLAN

SECTION I: ESTIMATION OF COSTS

 

1

Taking into account the rest of the cost evaluation please provide an overall estimation of the total costs for full deployment/production of the R & D result.
… in terms of IPR protection
Italian IPR is been obtained, while it is considering the option of an international patent.

 

 

 

…in terms of product development
5.000-10.000 for the product development (algorithm development

 

 

 

…in terms of mass production
Equipment costs, depending by sales model (license for production or direct production)

 

 

 

… in terms of marketing
Idem as above

 

 

2

Based on the above assessment as well as the marketing information please provide the correct estimation of the price for R&D product in correlation with costs

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Fixed costs

Personnel

50.000

Other running costs

10.000

Marketing costs

TOTAL EXPECTED COSTS

60.000

Price per Unit

25

Type of Unit

Device

Number of Units

TOTAL Expected Revenues

CASH FLOW REQUIRED (REVENUES-COSTS)

TOTAL CAPITAL required for five years

60.000

 

 

SECTION 2: QUALITATIVE FACTORS

 

3

Dimension of identified target groups
Target groups of this device are end users as bicycles owners (and similar as motorcycles, or electric bicycles) or bicycles producers.

These groups have a global dimension of some million units.

 

 

4

Evaluation of financial Risks for R&D result
Maximum financial risk for this device is around 100.000 €, composed by work of an expert for the optimization of the product.

 

 

 

SECTION 3: IDENTIFICATION OF FINANCING SOURCES

After evaluating all the above mentioned criteria, please tick the best financing source for the achievement of R&D result (i.e. own capitals, banking credits, venture capital, business angels, etc)

 

1. European Funding

Define relevance of the product with the following potential funding sources and comment

 

2. National Funding

  1. 1.  National call for start-up to launch a new company

 

3. Private funding

  1. 1.  Joint venture with a bicycles producer

 

4. Other

 

 

SECTION 3: FINAL EVALUATION

It is requested a final evaluation considering the funding opportunities you believe most suitable for the exploitation of the R&D result, considering the possibility of the creation of a spin-off, further research, in particular, a cost/benefit analysis and a financial projection for the R&D result, type of collaboration identified (i.e. Licensing Agreement, Technical Cooperation, Joint Venture, Manufacturing Agreement, Commercial Agreement with Technical Assistance, Creation of a spin-off, Joint further development)…
The product seems to have valid characteristics for the security market of bicycles and motorbikes: the low price range allows to compete with traditional security tools as chain&padlock, dimensions and weight are interesting, the easy-to-use modality allows the use at very large public.

The model sales will be defined, depending by the choice to become a device supplier or a developer. Another choice could be the definition of a royalty for each device sold by a producer, without a direct presence on production/market.

 

 

Decision of evaluation (Please keep only the appropriate)

  • The R&D has a high potential of exploitation

 

 

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