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FIT Program –Financing possibility foryour innovation projects                            Kirsi Vähä-Pietilä            He...
Tekes Strategy in a nutshellGrowth and wellbeing from renewalTekes funds leading edge research, development andinnovation ...
R&D investments in some countriesPercentage of GDP 5.0 4.5 4.0 3.5 3.0 2.5 2.0 1.5 1.0 0.5 0.0Source: OECD, Main Science a...
Finland-Israel Technology Cooperation Program                       FITWhat & why? To implement the MoU signed 2001 betwee...
Annual calls for proposals for joint R&DprojectsFocus Project proposals on industrial research and development of innovati...
Annual calls for proposals for joint R&DprojectsSubmission and evaluation  Phase 1: Identical applications to FIT committe...
Finland-Israel Technology Cooperation Program                       FITSome projects E!3808 RPT • Developing Robotic Preec...
Finland-Israel Technology Cooperation Program                      FITSome projects E! 3951 MAGCAST • Development Of Perma...
Finland-Israel Technology Cooperation Program                      FITSome projects E! 4973 RNU2001PB • Development of a s...
Israeli-Finnish Cooperation in Tekes fundedR&D projects 2002 –2011         Number of projects                             ...
Finland-Israel Technology Cooperation Program                      FIT• FIT offers  • innovative companies and research in...
Interested?Additional information • Tekes   Ms. Kirsi Vähä-Pietilä   +358 1060 55730   e-mail: Kirsi.Vaha-Pietila@tekes.fi...
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FIT Program - Financing Possibility for Your Innovation Projects, Kirsi Vähä-Pietilä, Tekes

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FIT Program - Financing Possibility for Your Innovation Projects, Kirsi Vähä-Pietilä, Tekes

  1. 1. FIT Program –Financing possibility foryour innovation projects Kirsi Vähä-Pietilä Head of Finnish EUREKA Office E-mail kirsi.vaha-pietila@tekes.fi Tel. +358 10 605 5730 3.9.2012 Copyright © Tekes
  2. 2. Tekes Strategy in a nutshellGrowth and wellbeing from renewalTekes funds leading edge research, development andinnovation projects• Priority to growth-seeking, innovative SME’s• Increased focus on forerunners and strategic innovations• Customer success in global value networks• Services and non-technical contents as important as industry and technologies• Tekes will play a more essential role in the innovation services cooperation network• A more customer-oriented and flexible approachTekes R&D funding in 2011• Total 610 million euros and 1,928 projects• More than half to enterprises, 80 M€ to SHOKs, 200 M€ to research in universities & research centres DM 775643 03-2011 Copyright © Tekes
  3. 3. R&D investments in some countriesPercentage of GDP 5.0 4.5 4.0 3.5 3.0 2.5 2.0 1.5 1.0 0.5 0.0Source: OECD, Main Science and Technology Indicators DM 36109, 36054 and 640134 09-2011 Copyright © Tekes
  4. 4. Finland-Israel Technology Cooperation Program FITWhat & why? To implement the MoU signed 2001 between Finland and Israel for cooperation in the field of industrial research and development To increase and support Finnish and Israeli organisations’ cooperation To offer R&D performing companies and research institutes a great opportunity to collaborate with the most advanced players in Finland and Israel To provide public funding to qualified projects and qualified participants by national authorities: the Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) in Israel and Tekes, the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation in Finland Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor (MOITAL) Office of the Chief Scientis t Copyright © Tekes
  5. 5. Annual calls for proposals for joint R&DprojectsFocus Project proposals on industrial research and development of innovative products and applications in different technology areas Announcement and application forms will be publish on Tekes and Matimop webpagesParticipants at least one Israeli and one Finnish commercial companyCall Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor (MOITAL)Two phase procedure Office of the Chief Scientis t Phase 1: A short project outlines submitted to MATIMOP and Tekes. The outlines will be screened and evaluated by the joint appraisal committee. Phase 2: Partners with approved outlines will be invited to submit national funding applications according to the national rules of Tekes and OCS respectively. Copyright © Tekes 08-2009 Copyright © Tekes
  6. 6. Annual calls for proposals for joint R&DprojectsSubmission and evaluation Phase 1: Identical applications to FIT committee in both countries. FIT program committee and evaluators from both countries make a joint decision Phase 2: Local funding application forms and local evaluation procedures at each side and joint decisions of both countriesFunding Each agency funds the local participants according to the local regulations and conditions Ministry ofFinancing Industry, Trade and Labor (MOITAL) Office of the Chief Scientis t project participants finance their costs from own funds, capital market or the applicable national or regional funding schemes OCS and Tekes have earmarked a budget of up to 5 million euros each for the Call Copyright © Tekes 08-2009 Copyright © Tekes
  7. 7. Finland-Israel Technology Cooperation Program FITSome projects E!3808 RPT • Developing Robotic Preeclampsia Diagnostics With The Delfia Series And The Placenta Protein 13 (Pp13) Biomarker E! 3630 ESDSL • Extended Symmetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ESDSL) Modem Performances E! 3638 MMS DELTA • Mobile Multimedia Transcoding And Delivery System E! 3639 NETHAWKEYES Ministry of Industry, Trade and • A Gsm And 3g Cellular Network Rf Optimisation System Labor (MOITAL) Office of the Chief Scientis t Copyright © Tekes
  8. 8. Finland-Israel Technology Cooperation Program FITSome projects E! 3951 MAGCAST • Development Of Permanent Mould Cast Creep-Resistant Magnesium Alloys For Safety Related Components E! 3952 SMPFL • Novel Industrial Pulsed Fibre Laser With Ideal (Single Mode) Beam Quality E! 3998 NETHAWKEYES2 • Gsm (Global Standard For Mobiles) And 3g Cellular Network Rf Optimisation System Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor (MOITAL) Office of the Chief Scientis t Copyright © Tekes
  9. 9. Finland-Israel Technology Cooperation Program FITSome projects E! 4973 RNU2001PB • Development of a small size and low cost Wimax Pico Base Station for Extension coverage E! 5812 MiraVigi • Integrating Mirasys Recording and Vigilant Management Platforms to develop cutting edge Solution for Video Recording E! 7193 EEG-MEG-MRI • Development of Functional Imaging Method to improve Brain-based Diagnosis and Treament Ministry of E! 7195 HEDiL-FL Industry, Trade and Labor (MOITAL) Office of the Chief Scientis t • Development of Pulsed High Energy High Peak Power Lasers with Diffraction Limited Beam Quality E! 7599 Safetylocation • Integration and Optimisation of an accurate GPS for Vehicle Safety Application Copyright © Tekes
  10. 10. Israeli-Finnish Cooperation in Tekes fundedR&D projects 2002 –2011 Number of projects Tekes funding Total 138 pcs Total 40,0 million euros30 925 8 1,9 720 6 20 5,015 8 5 7 4 1,510 6 7 5 2 6,8 11 3 0,8 3,4 7 5 11 2 2,3 5 7 7 8 8 10 0,6 2,3 2,9 2,6 3,4 1 3 4 1 0,4 0 2 1 0,9 0,7 1,0 0 0,7 0,4 0,1 Research Projects Company projects Copyright © Tekes
  11. 11. Finland-Israel Technology Cooperation Program FIT• FIT offers • innovative companies and research institutes a great opportunity to collaborate with the most advanced players in Israel and Finland • Support to start and run the innovation projects • Publicity on EUREKA web pages and news• FIT provides public funding to qualified projects and qualified participants by national authorities: • For SMEs seeking growth trough internationalisation Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor (MOITAL) Office of the • High-risk, growth-oriented development projects by companies Chief Scientis t of moderate growth• Partners in close-to-market FIT projects often offer market channels to new markets and businesses Copyright © Tekes
  12. 12. Interested?Additional information • Tekes Ms. Kirsi Vähä-Pietilä +358 1060 55730 e-mail: Kirsi.Vaha-Pietila@tekes.fi • Matimop Mr. Uzi Bar-Sadeh +972-3-5118185 e-mail: uzi@matimop.org.il Copyright © Tekes

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