Korea and Spain are announcing the Call for Proposals for joint R&D projects, focusing on developing innovative products and applications in all technological and application areas. Applicants are expected to develop ready to market solutions or projects which have strong market potential for Korea and Spain.
The 2017 Call is launched on 1st February, 2017 by KIAT and CDTI, and will be opened until 31st March 2017 at 18:00 (based on local time for which the respective national funding agency is located).
Eligible partners are invited to present joint proposals for industrial R&D projects according to the following criteria:
Submission and Approval Procedures
Submission and approval procedures consist of one phase.
The completed electronic forms should be submitted to KIAT and CDTI simultaneously by 31st March 2017 for the first call in 2017.
Partners will be asked to present the following common documents in KIAT and CDTI:
The common documentation will be included at national agencies’ procedure as part of the whole process:
Procedure in KIAT
Procedure in CDTI
The applications will be screened and evaluated by KIAT and CDTI. The applicants will be notified of the results of the evaluation process within 30 days after the completion of the national evaluation and no later than June for the 1st Call and October for the 2nd Call. The national evaluation process depends on each country´s individual policies and procedures.
Any partner whose cooperative R&D project is consistent with the aforesaid criteria can apply to the present announcement in accordance with the national Laws, Rules, Regulations and Procedures in effect in each country.
Each country will fund its eligible participants in the framework of EUREKA programm, subject to budget availability, on a non-exchange of funds basis and according to their national procedures and funding rules. Funding conditions and eligibility criteria may vary from one country to another. The main aspects of funding criteria are described below:
The Korean dedicated budget provided by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) and managed by KIAT is open to all applications from companies with registered R&D laboratories, research institutes and universities. The partners should consist of at least one Korean and one Spain R&D performing company. Participation of research institutes or universities is welcome as additional participants or subcontractors according to each country’s funding regulations.
Project funding is comprised of government contributions and civilian dues (cash and in-kind). The amount of government contributions will vary depending on the type of executing organizations and project in accordance with Article 24 (Funding criteria) and Article 25 (Civilian dues) of the Common Operational Regulations for the Industrial Technology Innovation Programs.
A party that participates in a project shall carry out its project using the government contributions allocated to it, and for-profit organizations shall individual bear the cash portion of civilian dues.
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Participants are invited to contact their national project coordinators before submitting the documents in order to check the eligibility of the project idea and consortium.
2017 Eureka Innovation Week – Dedicated Session to South Korea
Date: 15~19 May, 2017
Place: Barcelona, Spain
Invitees: Ministerial representatives from Korea and Europe, EUREKA HLRs and NPCs, European Commission and Parliament representatives, EUREKA Cluster and Umbrella chairpersons
Attendees: About 250-300 people from private, public research organizations, universities and companies
Technology sectors: Any of the aforementioned sectors under qualifications
Hosted by: Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy (MOTIE), Spanish EUREKA Chairmanship
Organized by: CDTI and KIAT
Supported by: EUREKA Secretariat, Enterprise Europe Network (EEN)