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 this section we expect an analysis of funding needed or expected for valorization of the R&D result. An estimation is expected (range of costs not obviously exact amounts)
… in terms of IPR protection
It could be useful a PATLIB analysis of the project proposed. PATLIB centres indeed can provide intellectual property documentation, copy and document delivery services, searches in IP documentation, and technology and competitor trend analyses. 
…in terms of product development
In terms of product development, the team needs a software developer for 12 months. 
…in terms of mass production
At the moment, the mass production costs are not predictable. 
… in terms of marketing
At the moment, the marketing costs are not predictable. 

 

 

 

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

n.a.

n.a.

n.a.

Personnel

n.a.

n.a.

n.a.

Other running costs

n.a.

n.a.

n.a.

Marketing costs

n.a.

n.a.

n.a.

TOTAL EXPECTED COSTS

Price per Unit

n.a.

n.a.

n.a.

Type of Unit

Number of Units

TOTAL Expected Revenues

CASH FLOW REQUIRED (REVENUES-COSTS)

TOTAL CAPITAL required for five years

 

SECTION 2: QUALITATIVE FACTORS

 

4

Dimension of identified target groups
An estimation of the proportion of the target market (described in Section 3) which we expect to take

The system is mainly directed to museum, that in Italy are about 3.500.

Starting from these data, we can estimate that the potential market for the R&S result will be about 5%.

 

 

 

 

 

6

Evaluation of financial Risks for R&D result
The project has probably financial risks because of the amount of the investment needed to create the museum.

 

 

 

 

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. 1.  European Funding

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

Note: INTERVALUE partners are expected to pre-define a list of existing European funding sources for product development available for the country and advisors will check whether the proposed product is relevant for that funding source or may define an additional source

1. …FP7

2. …FP8

3.

4.

5.

2      National Funding

Note: INTERVALUE partners are expected to pre-define a list of existing national funding sources for product development available for the country and advisors will check whether the proposed product is relevant for that funding source or may define an additional source

1. … Regional laws on innovation or research and development

2.

3.

4.

3      Private funding

Note: INTERVALUE partners are expected to pre-define a list of existing private funding sources for product development available for the country and advisors will check whether the proposed product is relevant for that funding source or may define an additional source

1. …Business angels and venture capitalists.

2. …Private capital

3.

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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)…
AVIRES Lab team has years of experience in the field of Computer Vision and the Sound and Music Computing and in particular of Active Vision, Audio Digital Library, Auditory Display, Nonverbal Human-Machine Interaction. It knows approximately the market and competitors.

The team should invest time in the proposed project development in order to better define the economic and financial feasibility.

 

 

Decision of evaluation (Please tick  as appropriate)

 

The R&D has a high potential of exploitation

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The R&D result needs minor revisions
The R&D result needs moderate revisions
The R&D result needs major revisions
The R&D result has no potential of exploitation

 

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