Funding

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
10.000 €
…in terms of product development
50.000 €
…in terms of mass production
200.000 € (assumption of a system that manages a stretch of river – 100 km)
… in terms of marketing
0 €

 

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

€ 30.000

€ 30.000

€ 30.000

€ 30.000

€ 30.000

Personnel

€ 90.000

€ 90.000

€ 90.000

€ 90.000

€ 90.000

Other running costs

€ 25.000

€ 25.000

€ 25.000

€ 25.000

€ 25.000

Marketing costs

€ 0

€ 0

€ 0

€ 0

€ 0

TOTAL EXPECTED COSTS

€ 145.000

€ 145.000

€ 145.000

€ 145.000

€ 145.000

Price per Unit

€ 160.000

€ 160.000

€ 160.000

€ 160.000

€ 160.000

Type of Unit

Entrusting the management of the annual monitoring of a  stretch of river – 100 km(example)

Number of Units

1

1

1

1

1

TOTAL Expected Revenues

€ 160.000

€ 160.000

€ 160.000

€ 160.000

€ 160.000

CASH FLOW REQUIRED (REVENUES-COSTS)

€ 15.000

€ 15.000

€ 15.000

€ 15.000

€ 15.000

TOTAL CAPITAL required for five years

0 €

SECTION 2: QUALITATIVE FACTORS

4

Dimension of identified target groups

As mentioned, the target market is much broader because the product is aimed at the authorities who have responsibility for monitoring of water bodies. Despite this, the product is not a simple device but it is a complex system. For the purposes of this analysis, therefore, we can say that the product is the management of the monitoring of a given body of water for a given period of time.
From this point of view there are not many companies that offer on the market with these technologies.

6

Evaluation of financial Risks for R&D result

The financial risks, according to the assumptions made, are very limited, in fact, costs associated with the generation and management of SWS: Smart Water Sampling will be compensated, from time to time, the royalties payable for the service provided.

SECTION 3: IDENTIFICATION OF FINANCING SOURCES

  1. 1.  European Funding

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

-

2. National Funding

-

3. Private funding

-

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)…

Scientific research has been conducted in an exemplary manner. To reach the production level, the system needs to develop into a field of application defined.

  Decision of evaluation (Please tick  as appropriate)

 X

The R&D has a high potential of exploitation

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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