The Future of Mobile Services- making connections -Tom CurranCommercialisation ManagerThe Centre for ConvergedServices (3CS)
3CS Services Knowledge transfers Consulting Licenses Bringing knowledge to Region e.g. EU projects Contract R&D Vouchers – small problem solving projectsPublic space 3CSe.g. IMS-ARCS Spin-outs Linking with entrepreneurial Bringing cash Programmes e.g. EPP to the region Local employment Innovation Attraction of people / Partners companies to the region
Services to Industry• Innovation Vouchers (Irish companies only): – Short problem solving projects for Irish companies – supported by EI. – 52 voucher projects completed over the past three years. – Vouchers are €5K or €10K matched• Contract Research – 3CS undertake R&D directly for company. – e.g. Eircom, Columba Global Systems, TCH. – Projects are typically €10K to €100K in size. – But can be any size.
Innovation Partners• Collaborative Project with Irish located company and TSSG/3CS. – Addressing an significant R&D challenge for the company. – TSSG/3CS does the R&D for the company contracted by: – The company 20%-45% of the costs. – And Enterprise Ireland 80% - 65% of the costs. – Project size €100K to €250 K.
Other Services to Industry• NGN Test Centre: – A production quality NGN Test Centre. – Globally available, with global connectivity. – Includes an IMS Core. – Is open for business.• Collaborative EU R&D: – Partner with TSSG/3CS to access trans-European R&D networks. – Applied R&D looking 3-5 years into the future. – Work as part of a large consortium led by the TSSG. – e.g. T-Systems, Vodafone, Telefonica, Telcom Italia.
Thank Youfor further details, please ensure you’ve completed the expression of interest forms. Tom Curran Commercialisation Manager – The Centre for Converged Services (3CS) Phone +353 51 845699 Web www.tssg.org / www.3CS.info