LifeTechLimburg Interregio 05102011: Innovatiecentrum Limburg_Crossroads


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LifeTechLimburg Interregio 05102011: Innovatiecentrum Limburg_Crossroads

  1. 1. Financial and other support for cross border projects between companies<br />Kathleen Smolders<br />Innovation Centre Limburg<br /><br />
  2. 2. Content<br />Innovation Centre Limburg<br />Innovation Centre Limburg as partner in <br />Cross border initiatives<br />Cross border project “CrossRoads”<br />
  3. 3. Innovation Centre Limburg<br />Information&sensitization<br />Innovation policy in Flanders<br />Coaching of the innovation project<br />(technical, commercial & financial)<br />Coaching<br />A non-profit organisation<br />Mission: increase the innovation power of companies (in Limburg)<br />Across all sectors<br />Focus on SME but also larger enterprises<br />Confidential service, free of charge<br />Intellectual property<br />Financial support<br />Advise<br />Research institutes - Companies<br />Enterprise Europe Network - VIN<br />Networking<br />
  4. 4. Cross Border projects<br />Tetrra: Technology Transfer & Recruiting in Rural Areas<br />CrossRoads<br />…<br />
  5. 5. CrossRoads<br />
  6. 6. FINANCIERS<br />CrossRoads is a InterregIV A project <br />in the cross border region “Vlaanderen-Nederland”<br />
  8. 8. The project<br />Characteristics of the project<br />demand driven<br />for companies in the cross border region<br />mainly for SMEs, but also for large companies<br />cooperation between companies (cross border)<br />cooperation between companies and research groups<br />development of new products or new processes by using new technologies<br />to further strengthen the qualities of this region<br />
  9. 9. Five technologies<br />Five Technologies:<br />Remote diagnostics<br /> Embedded vision<br />Nanomaterials<br />Surface treatment andmaterials<br />Inkjettechnology<br />Combination of Technologies (‘CrossRoads’)<br />
  10. 10. advise on project and business development <br />embedded ICT: experience labs /demonstration projects with students and profs of technical universities<br />feasibility studies: to check the technical and commercial feasibility <br />support for application of an innovation project (partner matching, juridical aspects, formulating the innovation plan, business plan)<br />using (‘recyclable’) IP on embedded vision and remote diagnostics <br />Support<br />
  11. 11. Financial support forinnovation projects<br />total budget for subsidies: € 3.000.000 <br />subsidy: € 15.000 - € 150.000<br />SME: max. 50% of the subsidiable costs<br />large companies: 25% the subsidiable costs<br />cluster of min. 1 Flemish and min. 1 Dutch company<br />preferably with a ‘knowledge supplier’<br />1or more of the 5 technology domains<br />results for the benefit of the region<br />
  12. 12. Financial support forinnovation projects<br />Submission<br />Next deadline: March 1st<br />Formal and juridical aspects of CrossRoads<br />Board of Experts advices the board of the “StichtingGrensoverschrijdendeInnovatie CrossRoads”<br />The final decision is made by the board of the “StichtingGrensoverschrijdendeInnovatie CrossRoads”<br />
  13. 13. Partners<br />
  14. 14.<br /><br />+31 40 2846467<br /><br />+32 11 292098<br />CONTACT<br />