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SBIR Process Enterprise Ireland


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SBIR Process Enterprise Ireland

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SBIR Process Enterprise Ireland

  1. 1. Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Ireland Bathing Water Challenge and IOT Challenge Tonia Spollen - Public Procurement 29th May 2018
  2. 2. What is Small Business Innovation Research? • Pre-commercial procurement • Innovation into Public Sector • Public sector challenges and unmet needs • No specification • Eligibility criteria • Development of small innovative companies
  3. 3. SBIR: Ireland & Globally • US, UK and the Netherlands • Ireland’s National Action Plan for Jobs • €2m SBIR Ireland Fund – 21 Challenges to Date • All sectors
  4. 4. SBIR Key Features • Development contracts • 100% funded • Pre-Commercial Procurement • Deliverable based • Two phased process – feasibility study & prototype development • Retain IP • RFT • Etenders • Application
  5. 5. Advantages for SMEs • Demonstrate a route to market for their solution • Understanding of Public sector • Route to commercialisation. • Retain the intellectual property • Reference site
  6. 6. SBIR Ireland 2018 – Challenges Approved Public Sector Body Challenge Launch Date Dept. Public Expenditure & Reform Assisted Digital for eGovernment Services 1st May 2018 Cork City Council Enhancing Cleanliness of Cork City through Graffiti Removal 3rd April 2018 Office of Public Works Develop Intelligent Virtual Historic Dublin May 2018 DLR Council & Waterford Council Bathing Water Quality Identification and Communication 26th April 2018 Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Council Facilitating Connections over Internet of Things 26th April 2018 Cavan County Council Enhancing Digital Experience in Cavan Museums 26th June 2018 Clare County Council Community Driven Solution to Improve Rural Transport 26th March 2018 Fingal County Council Smart Solutions to Engage Unheard Voices in Communities 26th April 2018 Smart Dublin Sustainable Deliveries: Redesigning the Delivery of Goods in Cities 26th April 2018 Smart Dublin Sustainable Transport: Improving Mobility in the City 26th April 2018 Limerick Council Liveability Improvement and Regeneration in Georgian Quarter September 2018
  7. 7. Irish SMEs on SBIR Challenges.. Company Challenge Authority Ambisense Gully Monitoring Smart Dublin Skytango Illegal Dumping Smart Dublin Carezapp Protecting the Elderly Cork CoCo One Touch Connected Health Protecting the Elderly Cork CoCo Voxtake Passenger Feedback Cork Airport VisitorM Passenger Feedback Cork Airport Danalto Wildlife Dublin Airport Whitepark Eng. Wildlife Dublin Airport Commutable Wayfinding Grangegorman Also HPSU companies taking part in SBRI UK:
  8. 8. Q&A Tonia Spollen