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CELTIC-NEXT and Eurogia2020 - Autumn 2020 call for proposals

Important notice

In view of the difficulties Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) are facing during this uncertain time, the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program's (NRC IRAP) International team is committed to continuing to provide international business advisory services and funding support to innovative Canadian SMEs through its regular processes.

Given the rapidly evolving global situation, NRC IRAP International will continue coordinating closely with its national and international partners, and other government departments, and reserves the right to modify, postpone, or cancel planned or anticipated international activities where required.

We appreciate your flexibility and understanding as we all do our best to navigate these unprecedented challenges together.

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The EUREKA clusters CELTIC-NEXT and Eurogia2020 have launched a joint call for proposals for research, development, and innovation (R&D&I) projects related to telecommunications and innovative energy technologies.

CELTIC-NEXT's mission is to catalyze research, development and innovation in areas of the next generation of enabling telecommunications technologies and end-to-end services.

EUROGIA2020 addresses all areas of the energy mix, from renewable energy to efficiency, and reduction of carbon footprint of fossil fuels.

Open to:

*NRC IRAP funding is only available for eligible Canadian SMEs. All other organizations need to secure alternative funding.

Sectors of focus: Telecommunications, energy

Key technology application areas:

Deadline to submit international consortium project proposal: October 19, 2020

For more information: Please refer to the CELTIC-NEXT website or contact Kasturi Narayanan.

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