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 


 

7900  EUR

 

…in terms of product development 


 

39240 EUR

 

 

…in terms of mass production 


 

392400 EUR

 

 

… in terms of marketing 


1000 EUR

 

 

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 

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Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
Fixed costs 200000 eur 200000 eur 200000 eur 200000 eur 200000 eur
Personnel 173900 eur 173900 eur 173900 eur 173900 eur 173900 eur
Other running costs 17500 eur 17500 eur 17500 eur 17500 eur 17500 eur
Marketing costs 1000 eur 1000 eur 1000 eur 1000 eur 1000 eur
TOTAL EXPECTED COSTS 392400 eur 392400 eur 392400 eur 392400 eur 392400 eur
Price per Unit 43164 eur 43164 eur 43164 eur 43164 eur 43164 eur
Type of Unit 


Monitoring and automation system for the control of a combined ecological source based on wind and solar energy
Number of Units 


10 10 10 10 10
TOTAL Expected Revenues 


431640 eur 431640 eur 431640 eur 431640 eur 431640 eur
CASH FLOW REQUIRED (REVENUES-COSTS) 


39240 eur 39240 eur 39240 eur 39240 eur 39240 eur
TOTAL CAPITAL required for five years 


1962000 EUR

 

 

 

SECTION 2: QUALITATIVE FACTORS

 

3 Dimension of identified target groups
In Romania, the wind and solar energy potential is estimated to: 17% wind energy, 12% solar energy. 

As potential customers of the product we identified: isolated homes, meteorological stations, telephone relays, generally any location placed far from the mains.

 

 

 

4 Evaluation of financial Risks for R&D result 


We consider that achieving the product implies a low financial risk, because there are enough material and human resources, and the offer of component equipment is diversified. In Romania, the market is less developed at the level of small systems, due to the high cost of components.  

The component equipment of the system for generating electric energy from renewable resources has high reliability and long life.

 

 

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


- Sectoral Operational Programme Increase of Economic Competitiveness  

2. National Funding 


- National Plan for Research, Development and Innovation  

- Nucleu Programme (National Authority for Scientific Research)

Other: Green House programme

3. Private funding 
- Own capitals  

4.  Other 


The pilot project was financed within the Nucleu Programme (National Authority for Scientific Research-ANCS).  

The systems for generating electric energy from renewable sources can be financed within the government programme  “Green House” or programme  POS CCE,  Priority axis 4: Increase of energy efficiency and supply safety in the context of combating climate changes, or partnerships with private companies.

For purposes of research in the field of renewable energy, partnerships could be created within the National Plan for Research, Development and Innovation  – PN II, the Sectoral Plan or European programmes FP7.

SECTION 4: 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 timeliness of implementing the strategy for capitalizing the renewable energy sources on long and medium term in Romania offers the suitable framework for adopting some decisions regarding the energy alternatives and compliance with the acquis communautaire in the field. Under the meteorological and geographical conditions from Romania, in the energy balance for medium and long term the following types of renewable energy sources are taken into consideration: solar energy, wind energy, hydro energy, biomass and geothermal energy. 

The renewable energy sources can contribute with priority to meeting the current needs of electric energy and heating in the disadvantaged rural areas. The capitalization of the renewable energy sources, under competitive conditions on energy market, becomes opportune by adapting and putting into practice some specific policies and instruments or issuing the “green certificates” (“ecological certificates”).

 

Decision of evaluation (Please keep only the appropriate)

  • The R&D has a high potential of exploitation

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