Enterprise Ireland Presentation - Dublin Institute of Technology

Dr Bob Flynn - Enterprise Ireland
National Delegate & Contact Point
Smart, green and integrated transport
Horizon 2020 - National Support Office
Tel: +353 61 777050
Mob: +353872170830
[email protected]
www.horizon2020.ie
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What is Horizon 2020?
• Commission proposal for a 79 Billion euro research and
innovation funding programme (2014-20)
• Part of the new EU budget 2014-2020, complementing
Structural Funds, education, etc.
• A core part of Europe 2020, Innovation Union &
European Research Area:
– Responding to the economic crisis to invest in future jobs and growth
– Addressing peoples’ concerns about their livelihoods, safety and
environment.
– Strengthening the EU’s global position in research, innovation and
technology
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€79 Billion
2007-2013
52 Billion Euro
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2014-2020
79 Billion Euro
Excellent Science funding (M€, 2014-20)
European Research Council
€13,268
Frontier research by the best individual teams
Future and Emerging Technologies (FET)
€3,100
Collaborative research to open new fields of innovation
Marie Curie actions
€6,162
Opportunities for training and career development
Research infrastructures (including e-infrastructure)
Ensuring access to world-class facilities
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€2,478
Industrial Leadership (M€, 2014-20)
Leadership in enabling and industrial
technologies (ICT, nanotechnologies, materials,
€13781
biotechnology, advanced manufacturing, space)
Access to risk finance
€3,538
Leveraging private finance and venture capital for
research and innovation
Innovation in SMEs
Fostering all forms of innovation in all types of SMEs
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€619
3 Societal challenges
Why:
• EU policy objectives (climate, environment, energy,
transport etc.) cannot be achieved without innovation
• Breakthrough solutions come from multi-disciplinary
collaborations, including social sciences & humanities
• Promising solutions need to be tested, demonstrated
and scaled up
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Societal Challenges funding (M€, 2014-20)
Health, demographic change and wellbeing
€8,029
Food security, sustainable agriculture, marine and
maritime research & the bioeconomy
Secure, clean and efficient energy
€4,152
Smart, green and integrated transport
€6,339
Climate action, resource efficiency and raw materials
€3,160
Inclusive, innovative and secure societies
€3,819
€5,782
*Additional €1 050m for nuclear safety and security from the Euratom Treaty
activities (2014-18). Does not include ITER.
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Horizon 2020 - What’s new…
A single programme bringing together three separate
programmes/initiatives that will cover all research and innovation funding
currently provided through:
Framework Programme for Research and Technical Development (€53bn)
Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP) (€3.6bn)
European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) (€309m)
More innovation, all forms of innovation, from research to retail
Focus on societal challenges facing EU society, e.g. health, clean energy,
green transport
Simplified access, for all companies, state bodies, universities, institutes in
all EU countries and beyond
Strengthening complementarities with the Structural Funds:
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Simplification: Rules for Participation
1. A single set of rules
• Adapted for the whole research and innovation cycle covering all research
programmes and funding bodies
2. One project – one funding rate
• Maximum of 100% of the total eligible costs (except for actions close to
market, where a 70% maximum will apply)
• Indirect eligible costs ( Overheads) a flat rate of 25% of direct eligible
costs / VAT will now be an eligible cost
3. Simple evaluation criteria
• 3 Criteria - Excellence – Impact – Implementation
4. New forms of funding
• aimed at innovation: pre-commercial procurement, inducement prizes,
dedicated loan and equity instruments
5. International participation facilitated while protecting EU interests
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Funding Simplification
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How does it work?……The Work
Programmes…
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TECHNOLOGY PLATFORMS
ACARE
ERRAC
ERTRAC
ECTP
WATERBORNE
EUROPEAN
COMMISSION
WORK PROGRAMME
MEMBER STATES
Transport Programme
Committee
ADVISORY GROUPS
Transport Advisory
Group
12
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Technology Platforms—What are they?…
“Industry-led stakeholder forums with the aim of defining medium
to long-term research and technological objectives and
developing roadmaps to achieve them, ultimately enhancing
European competitiveness “
The Technology Platforms are industry-led to ensure there is an
adequate focus on research funding in areas with a high degree of
industrial relevance.
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Technology Platforms
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The Technology Platforms – What do
they do?..
They produce future roadmaps which form the basis for future topics in the Work
Programme to be funded
Strategic Research Agenda / Technology Roadmaps
Initiators of Public Private Partnership’s (PPP’s)
Initiators of Joint Technology Initiatives (Very Large PPP’s operated directly by the
industry - ( Clean Sky 1.6 B€, Shift2Rail ???)
The Various Technology Platforms have Strongly influenced the Work Programmes
in FP7 and will continue to do so in Horizon 2020
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European Technology Platforms
Transport Work Programme
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ERRAC http://www.errac.org/
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Technology Platforms
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Transport – Horizon 2020
“To achieve a European transport system that is resource efficient,
climate and environmentally friendly, safe and seamless from the
benefit
of all citizens, the economy and society”
Objective:
4 Activities:
Resource efficient transport that respects the environment.
Better mobility, less congestion, more safety and security.
Global leadership for the European transport industry
Socio-economic and behavioural research and forward looking activities
for policy making
3 Calls for Proposals:
1. Mobility for growth (Aviation, Rail, Road, Waterborne, Urban Mobility, Logistics,
Intelligent Transport Systems, Infrastructure, Social-Economic Behavioural Research)
2. Green vehicles
3. Small business and fast track for Innovation
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Mobility for Growth : Smart, Green and Integrated Transport(1.36B€ - 20142015)
ROAD
MG.3.4-2014. Traffic safety analysis and integrated approach towards the safety of
Vulnerable Road Users
MG.3.5-2014 Cooperative ITS for safe, congestion free and sustainable mobility
MG.3.6-2015. Safe and connected automation in road transport
URBAN MOBILITY
MG.5.1-2014. Transforming the use of conventionally fuelled vehicles in urban areas
MG.5.2-2014. Reducing impacts and costs of freight and service trips in urban areas
MG.5.3-2014. Tackling urban road congestion
MG.5.4-2015. Strengthening the knowledge and capacities of local authorities
MG.5.5-2015. Demonstrating and testing innovative solutions for cleaner and better
urban transport and mobility
LOGISTICS
MG.6.1-2014. Fostering synergies alongside the supply chain (including e.commerce)
MG.6.2-2014. De-stressing the supply chain
MG.6.3-2015. Common communication and navigation platforms for pan-European
logistics applications
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Topics Continued….
RAIL
MG.2.1-2014. I²I – Intelligent Infrastructure
MG.2.2-2014. Smart rail services
MG.2.3-2014. New generation of rail vehicles
Shift2Rail
“Lighthouse Projects”
INTELLIGENT TRANSPORT SYSTEMS
MG.7.1-2014. Connectivity and information sharing for intelligent mobility
MG.7.2-2014. Towards seamless mobility addressing fragmentation in ITS
deployment in Europe
INFRASTRUCTURE
MG.8.1-2014. Smarter design, construction and maintenance
MG.8.2-2014. Next generation transport infrastructure: resource efficient,
smarter and safer
MG 8.3-2015 Facilitating market take up of innovative transport
infrastructure solutions
MG.8.4-2015. Smart governance, network resilience and streamlined delivery
of infrastructure innovation
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Topics Continued….
SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND BEHAVIOURAL RESEARCH AND FORWARD LOOKING ACTIVITIES
FOR POLICY MAKING
MG.9.1-2015. Transport Societal Drivers
MG.9.2-2015. User behaviour and mobility patterns in the context of societal trends
MG.9.3-2015. Analysis of Funding Schemes for transport infrastructure
MG.9.4-2015. Research ,technology, development and market prospects for the
European transport industries
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Technology Readiness Levels
TRL 1 – basic principles observed
TRL 2 – technology concept formulated
TRL 3 – experimental proof of concept
TRL 4 – technology validated in lab
TRL 5 – technology validated in relevant environment
(industrially relevant environment in the
case of key enabling technologies)
TRL 6 – technology demonstrated in relevant
environment (industrially relevant
environment in the case of key enabling
technologies)
TRL 7 – system prototype demonstration in
operational environment
TRL 8 – system complete and qualified
TRL 9 – actual system proven in operational
environment (competitive manufacturing in t
he case of key enabling technologies; or in
space)
See General Annexes - Part G
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Research & innovation
Action primarily consisting of activities aiming to establish new knowledge and/or to
explore the feasibility of a new or improved technology, product, process, service or
solution. For this purpose they may include basic and applied research, technology
development and integration, testing and validation on a small-scale prototype in a
laboratory or simulated environment.
Projects may contain closely connected but limited demonstration or pilot activities
aiming to show technical feasibility in a near to operational environment.
Funding rate: 100%
Innovation
Action primarily consisting of activities directly aiming at producing plans and
arrangements or designs for new, altered or improved products, processes or services.
For this purpose they may include prototyping, testing, demonstrating, piloting, largescale product validation and market replication.
A ‘demonstration or pilot’ aims to validate the technical and economic viability of a new
or improved technology, product, process, service or solution in an operational (or near
to operational) environment, whether industrial or otherwise, involving where
appropriate a larger scale prototype or demonstrator.
Funding rate: 70% (except for non-profit legal entities, where a rate of 100% applies)
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Coordination and support actions
Actions consisting primarily of accompanying measures such as standardisation,
dissemination, awareness-raising and communication, networking, coordination or
support services, policy dialogues and mutual learning exercises and studies, including
design studies for new infrastructure and may also include complementary activities of
strategic planning, networking and coordination between programmes in different
countries.
Funding rate: 100%
See General Annexes for full details on all the instruments
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Green Vehicle PPP
GV.1-2014. Next generation of competitive lithium ion batteries to meet customer
expectations
GV.2-2014. Optimised and systematic energy management in electric vehicles
GV.3-2014. Future natural gas powertrains and components for cars and vans
GV.4-2014. Hybrid light and heavy duty vehicles
GV.5-2014. Electric two-wheelers and new light vehicle concepts
GV.6-2015. Powertrain control for heavy-duty vehicles with optimised emissions
GV.7-2014. Future natural gas powertrains and components for heavy duty vehicles
GV.8-2015. Electric vehicles’ enhanced performance and integration into the transport
system and the grid
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Call ‘Small business and fast track innovation for transport’ ( >TRL 6)
Phase I (proof-of-concept): Explore the scientific or technical feasibility
and commercial potential of your new idea in order to develop an
innovation project, with the help of a €50,000 grant, and receive more
support in case of a positive outcome!
Phase II (development & demonstration): Develop your sound, groundbreaking business idea further with the help of a grant in the order of €
1 to 2.5 million into a market-ready product, service or process!
Phase III (go-to-market): Take advantage of additional EU support to
enter the market successfully (no grants).
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Who can participate?
All Public and Private Entities
Academic researchers – Universities, Institutes of Technology
Research Institutions
Small to Medium Enterprises (SME’s)
Multinational Companies
Public bodies and agencies
NGO’s
Consultants & Project Managers
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Participating Countries
28 Member States
Associated Countries
e.g. Norway, Switzerland…
Third Countries
e.g. US, Canada, Australia, China,
ICPC Countries (Developing Countries)
e.g. African countries
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H2020 - Broader spectrum of participants …
Examples..
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Economists
Historians
Geographers
Planners
Social Scientists
Behavioural Scientists
Archaeologists
Psychologists
Business Experts
Etc…….
H2020 - Gender Issues
Examples..
The seat belt..
Crash test dummies
Gender issues with respect to socio economic aspects
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Time line - How it works….
Single Stage or 2
Stage
Time to grant 8 months
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Proposal Submission
Stage 1
Max 15 pages; focus on content and results
Proposal Evaluation
2 Criteria : Excellence and Impact
Proposal Submission
Stage 2
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Only Stage 1 “Go “ Proposals admitted
3 Criteria: Excellence, Impact and Implementation
Technology Readiness Levels
Joint Technology Initiative/Joint
Undertakings
Shift2Rail
Clean Sky II
SESAR II
Horizon 2020 Competitive calls for
Proposals
Mobility for Growth
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Transport - Externalised Funding
JU - Shift2Rail Rail Research
JU - Clean Sky II – Aeronautics Research
JU - SESAR II ATM Research
JU - FCH II Hydrogen Fuel Cells
This is the future!
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Participant Portal
All communications
with EC are through
the Participant Portal.
Registration
Mandatory
Participant
Identification Code
(PIC)
All Call
Documentation
Grants
Manual/Templates and
Examples of Admin
Forms
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ECAS
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Search…..
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What to do now…
Read the Work Programme….
!!Red the General Introduction to H2020!!…
Register on the participant portal… (ECAS Number)
Does your company or institution have a PIC Number?
Attend Technology Platforms Ad-hoc groups and plenary
/ work groups..etc. Open calls for members..
Attend Information Days in Brussels and other Brokerage
Events –
EI – Academic Travel grant & coordinator grant schemes
(New Rules!)Closing date for Mar-April Calls Jan 30th
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What else to do now…
Register on CORDIS for European visibility (http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7)
CORDIS - Partner Search Facility – helps to find consortia looking for partners
and vice-versa/ETNA / EEN website/
Do you have a Strategy/Priorities for Horizon 2020?
Internal Champion?
Proactive approach to Horizon 2020
Register as an evaluator (Participant Portal)
Partnerships with Academic Institutions?
Other divisions/overseas divisions
Get to know the national delegates & contact points!
Meeting facilities - Brussels
GET TO BRUSSELS - Meet the commission!
Horizon2020 will not come to you!
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Dates for diary: 1
st
Calls now open - 11th December 2013
18th March
R&IA’s and IA’s Stage 1
27th March
X
R&IA’s and IA’s Stage 2
X
CSA’s
X
Green Vehicles (Single Stage)
SME Instrument (Open Call)
X
Cut-off Dates: 18th June, 24th Sept.,17Th Dec.
Fast Track to Innovation
Time to grant 8 Months
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28th August
[Pilot action 2015]
National Support Network
Dedicated national network of delegates and fulltime contact points
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For more info:
Marie Curie – Jennifer Brennan – IUA jenn[email protected]
Innovation in SME’s - Sean Burke
[email protected]
Access to Risk Finance
[email protected]
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Transport Research Arena 2014 –TRA2014
Paris - Registration Now Open
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http://ec.europa.eu/research/transport/
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Call Information
www.horizon2020.eu
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www.horizon2020.ie
You can lead a horse to water….
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Thank you for your attention!
Bob Flynn – Horizon 2020 Support Office
[email protected]
061-777050 / 087-2170830
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PCP and PPI
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SME Instrument
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1 Excellent Science €24.4 Billion
Research Area
Marie Curie Actions
Budget (€M)
€6,162
Opportunities for training and career development
2 Industrial Leadership €17.0 Billion
Access to risk finance
€3,538
Leveraging private finance and venture capital for research
and innovation
Innovation in SME’s
€619
Fostering all forms of innovation in all types of SME’s
3 Societal Challenges €29.7 Billion
Smart, green and integrated transport
Aviation & Surface Transport (Maritime, Infrastructure,
Logistics, Urban Mobility, ITS, Road & Rail)
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€6,339
2. Industrial Leadership
Horizon 2020 will have a strong focus on developing European industrial capabilities
in Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) These include:
Micro - and nano-electronics; photonics
Nanotechnologies
Advanced materials
Biotechnology
Advanced manufacturing and processing
Development of these technologies requires a multi-disciplinary, knowledge
and capital-intensive approach.
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Framework 7
Cooperation-Thematic areas
Transport
Energy
Environment
ICT
Nano, Materials &
Production
Health
Security
Capacities
People (Marie Curie)
SME Programme
……
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Horizon 2020
Societal challenges
Secure, clean and efficient energy
Smart, green and integrated
transport
Climate action, resource efficiency
and raw materials
Inclusive, innovative and secure
societies
Others: Health,food-agri
MG.2.1-2014.
I²I – Intelligent Infrastructure
• Smart, cost-efficient, high-capacity, user-friendly rail infrastructure:
• proposals should aim at identifying relevant infrastructure-related challenges
and developing solutions that result in:
• reduced investment
• recurring operational costs
• improve the reliability and availability of rail operations and
• increase the attractiveness and usability for all passenger categories
(including persons with reduced mobility)
• I2M – Intelligent mobility management: Development of intelligent, automated and
flexible rail traffic dispatching systems, supporting an integrated approach to the
optimisation of railway architecture and operational systems at network, route and
individual train level.
• Solutions to consider customer service, capacity, speed, timekeeping, energy,
asset management with real time field and asset condition monitoring and
intelligent traffic planning.
• Emphasis should be given to real-time data collection and analytics from trains
and infrastructure for the purposes of goal oriented predictive and adaptive
control of the traffic
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MG.2.1-2014.
•
I²I – Intelligent Infrastructure –Cont…
Energy management: the work should address innovative approaches to improve the
efficiency of energy usage in rail systems, embracing vehicles, infrastructure and
operation within a whole-system perspective. This will imply notably the
development of smart concepts in intelligent design and management of energy
systems for rail applications which should be pursued from a whole-of-life
perspective - from concept to implementation through the design, procurement,
manufacturing, construction, operations and maintenance phases.
MG.2.1-2014.
New Generation of Rail Vehicles
Proposals should focus on innovative system approaches leading in the longer-term to the
development and demonstration of a new-generation of railway vehicles and passenger
trains, characterised by significant improvements in product reliability, cost-effectiveness,
user-friendliness, safety and security, environmental impacts, ease of manufacture and
interoperability.
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MG.2.2-2014. Smart rail services
Two specific challenges concerning seamless travel and logistic services.
1.
Seamless multimodal travel: The challenge is to enhance the rail traveler
experience centered on solutions that respond to customer needs to support
anytime, anywhere door to-door intermodal journeys encompassing distinct
modes of transportation, including factors as travel planning, one-stop-shop
ticketing and booking transactions, en-route travel companion, real-time reaccommodation.
2.
Logistic services: The challenge is two-fold:
•
To acquire a new service-oriented profile for rail freight services based on
excellence in on-time delivery at competitive prices, interweaving its
operations with other transport modes, addressing the real needs of the
clientele while incorporating innovative value-added services.
•
To increase productivity, by addressing current operational and system
weaknesses and limitations, including interoperability issues, and finding
cost-effective solutions to these problems. Fostering technology transfer
from other sectors into rail freight will be crucial for these innovation
strategies to be put in place
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