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
The product has already started a patent process and costs are estimated to be about € 15.500 in 3 years.

 

 

 

…in terms of product development
The costs for the software development are estimated about € 5.000 in 3 years.

In terms of personnel, at least one person in the first year will be engaged (up to the 3 in the third year): costs are going from € 7.000 to € 14.000.

 

 

 

…in terms of mass production
In term of mass production costs will vary from € 20.000 in the first year to € 50.000 in the third year.

 

 

 

… in terms of marketing
Investments in marketing are foreseen but are not going to be very incisive on the overall costs. In fact, considering the product, a lot can be done on line via web.

 

 

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

10.000

13.000

18.000

Personnel

7.000

14.000

14.000

Other running costs

5.000

15.000

22.000

Marketing costs

TOTAL EXPECTED COSTS

22.000

42.000

54.000

Price per Unit

Type of Unit

Number of Units

TOTAL Expected Revenues

25.500

50.000

70.000

CASH FLOW REQUIRED (REVENUES-COSTS)

3.500

8.000

16.000

TOTAL CAPITAL required for 3 years

118.000

 

 

SECTION 2: QUALITATIVE FACTORS

 

3

Dimension of identified target groups
The product is targeting a global market as it is addressing the sector of electronic devices being represented by PCs, notebooks, mobile phones.

The main target group is represented by companies producing electronic devices but also companies selling electronic devices. In both cases an international level is targeted.

 

 

 

4

Evaluation of financial Risks for R&D result
The project is well structured and the complete business plan has already been developed. There is a good starting knowledge of the referent market and an interest about the product has already been expressed by an US company.  There are no special financial risks to be underlined for R&D result.

 

 

 

 

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

FP7 Programme – ICT work programme to be explored with attention to Cooperation calls

http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/ict/home_en.html

 CIP-ICT-PSP – Work programme 2011

http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/activities/ict_psp/index_en.htm

For further develop the Research, in cooperation with EU partners, the two above mentioned EU programmes can be addressed.

Ai international level, research funding opportunities can be listened at the following link

http://www.access4.eu 

 

 

2. National Funding

n.a.

 

3. Private funding

n.a.

 

 

4. Other

FVG Regional funding for Applied Research in cooperation with local companies (LR 26, LR4, POR-FESR). In these cases, the applicant is generally the company (that have the specific interest to develop a Research and is willing to invest on that – the regional funds is only covering a part of the costs, there is always a partner co financing).

 

 

 

 

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 R&D has a high potential of exploitation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Decision of evaluation (Please keep only the appropriate)

  • 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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