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
 

n.a.

 

 

…in terms of product development
 

The estimated cost for the full product development s about € 25.000.

 

 

…in terms of mass production
The cost can vary between € 35.000 to € 70.000 (all inclusive).

 

 

 

… in terms of marketing
No particular marketing campaign has been done and it’s not foreseen. A demo of the product is available on the web page of the Centre to be downloaded.

The product should be linked and commercialized alone or together with another product developed by the Centre which is the modular system for the monitoring of maritime pollution (H20) – even if it can be applied also to other sectors, i.e. surveillance sector.

 

 

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

Other running costs

Marketing costs

TOTAL EXPECTED COSTS

Price per Unit

Type of Unit

Number of Units

TOTAL Expected Revenues

CASH FLOW REQUIRED (REVENUES-COSTS)

TOTAL CAPITAL required for five years

n.a.

 

 

SECTION 2: QUALITATIVE FACTORS

 

3

Dimension of identified target groups
Target groups are big Lead Users from the public and private sector dealing with marine and water pollution.

 

 

 

4

Evaluation of financial Risks for R&D result
No particular financial risks to be underlined for R&D result as costs for production are not relevant.

 

 

 

 

 

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

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

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

  1. 2.  CIP-Eco Innovation or PSP

http://ec.europa.eu/environment/eco-innovation/getting-funds/call-for-proposals/

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

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

The Centre is already participating to some EU Funded Research initiatives.

Also Interreg programmes should be addressed which are more cooperation oriented then Research, and give the possibility to transfer the knowledge at interregional level and start pilot actions, involving i.e. Lead Users from the private and public sector.

In particular, considering the territorial position of CARSO, the following programmes should be addressed:

- cross-border Italia-Slovenia programme;

- the South East Europe programme;

- the IPA programme;

- the MED programme.

 

 

2. National Funding

n.a.

 

3. Private funding

n.a.

 

 

4. Other

n.a.

 

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, also if linked to another product developed by the Centre, namely the H20.

It has already demonstrate its potential with the first prototype utilized on an airborne. After the first application, the product has not been supported and now it will need to be updated.

The product can be applied also to the maritime surveillance sector, targeting i.e. military ports. This option should be further explored as it can represent an interesting target market.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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