South Korea - United Kingdom call for projects
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The Republic of Korea and the United Kingdom actively participating in Eurostars2 jointly announce a Promotional Call for Project Ideas within the Eurostars2 programme. It is to facilitate innovation and technology development both in Korea and the UK. The call focuses on developing innovative products and applications with a strong market potential. Although Eurostars2 calls are open for projects within all technology areas, this Korea - UK promotional call specially focuses on:
- ICT : Internet of Things; AI & Robotics; Augmented & Virtual Reality; Cyber Security
- Advanced Materials : Graphene Applications & Materials for Demanding Environmen
- Opening of the Call: The 20th of September 2017 to Feb 2018
- Brokerage Event: The 7th of November 2018
- Eurostars2 call deadline: The 1st of March 2018
- Proposal Evaluation: March 2018 to July 2018
- Final Decision and start of the project: August 2018 to September 2018
Following the brokerage events, project applicants will be invited to present proposals according to the Eurostars criteria:
- The main applicant (the co-ordinator of the project) is a R&D performing SME.
- The consortium includes at least one Korean and one UK organization. The lead organization of the consortium must be an R&D performing SME on both the Korean and the UK side. Other SMEs, large enterprises and research institutes/universities are welcome to participate as additional participants or subcontractors.
- At least 50% (excluding subcontracting costs) of the project must be performed by the participating R&D performing SME(s) in the case of partners from the Republic of Korea.
- The main partner must be an R&D performing SME, and only SMEs are eligible for funding from the UK.
- Industrial and innovation actors from other countries may also participate, as long as they are funded through their own national (Eurostars) schemes or participate with own resources.
- The project demonstrates the contribution of the participants from both countries on an equal base, and the project is equally significant to all participants. One country cannot represent more than 75% of the project budget.