TRACTOR COMPANIES AND THEIR CHALLENGES

 

These are the 6 companies participating in the III Edition of Open Innovation 4.0 Asturias. Each of them has identified a challenge in the framework of Industry 4.0 and it is also open for you to present new opportunities under the “open challenge” modality…. Decide if you can help them!

ALEASTUR
CAPITAL ENERGY

CHALLENGES EVENT

 

To help you better understand the technological challenges and their context, and to be able to fine-tune the proposed solution, we have scheduled an online session with the corporates on May 6th  between 9:30 and 13:00 (CET).

6TH MAY 2021

9:30 Welcome. Open Innovation 4.0 program. Application process & phases


10:00 Presentation and explanation of challenges(*)

  • 10:00 ALEASTUR
  • 10:30 CAPITAL ENERGY
  • 11:00 COGERSA
  • 11:30 CORTEVA
  • 12:00 ENCE
  • 12:30 ZITRON

Note: Tentative timetables. It is recommended to be in the room in advance.

(*)After each challenge presentation a Questions&Answers round will be open.

13:30 End of the session


REGISTRATION FOR THE EVENT

APPLY

 

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

Research groups, entrepreneurs, start-ups and young innovative and/or technology-based companies established after 01/01/2011 can apply proposing their solutions in the form of products, services or projects in some of the challenges identified by the corporates.

In any case, the limit of solutions for applicant is 3, just one solution per challenge.

The program is open to participants from any national and international geographic area.

There are two types of participation: on an individual basis, in which the applicant is a single participant, either a company or a natural person (entrepreneur, researcher) or a consortium in which one of the members will act on behalf of the others and must therefore manage the sending of the application. Companies participating in the consortium will also be subject to the eligibility requirements described above.

The possibility of applying for funding for the development of projects in Phase 3 of implementation – articulated through a future call for public aid from IDEPA – will require, however, that the company be incorporated and have a registered office or work centre in Asturias.

 

WHAT DOES THE PROGRAM OFFER APPLICANTS IF THEY ARE SELECTED?

Phase 2:

  • Access to the incubation and acceleration program managed by CEEI Asturias and with the support of the Government of the Principality through IDEPA for the design and definition of the solution. It will be articulated in working sessions whose schedule will be made known at the beginning of the programme.
  • Financial contribution of 2.000 euros from the tractor company.
  • Mentors and experts in the areas of work and business.
  • Possibility of implementation in the company of technologies, services and products developed by the company.

Phase 3:

  • For the implementation of the project, the startup will play the role of technological provider. There will be the possibility of applying for funding through the IDEPA specific grant call: 2nd semester 2021, with an estimated project execution period of 1 year.
  • Implementation of the technologies, services and products developed by the company to obtain a validation of the solution in a reference tractor company.
  • Possibility of access to additional financing for scaling of the solution.

 

HOW DO I SUBMIT MY APPLICATION?

The deadline is May 17th deadline at 14.00 (CET), send your request to a maximum of three challenges. To do so, you must do so through this website, including the following documentation:

  • Project report, with a maximum of 10 pages (Download here)
  • In the case of companies already incorporated in Spain, entry in the Mercantile Register or corresponding register, and in the case of individual entrepreneurs, document justifying registration in the special regime for self-employed workers (RETA). For companies from other countries, they must send the relevant documentation that justify the incorporation of the company.

Applications that do not submit all documentation or do not comply with the established requirements will be rejected.

If you have any questions, please contact us at the following address: rparrondo@ceei.es / lydia@ceei.es

We’re counting on you!

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