ITEA3 Project Outline Days smart mobility mission to Amsterdam – September 2 to 6, 2019

From: National Research Council Canada

The National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) is pleased to invite Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), universities, large firms, and relevant not-for-profit organizations and industry associations to submit an Expression of Interest to join the ITEA3 Project Outline (PO) Days 2019 mission to Amsterdam, the Netherlands, which will take place from September 2 to 6, 2019. This mission will include a one-day training workshop, ITEA3 PO Days 2019 on September 3 and 4, and a two-day outreach program to visit local companies, universities, and incubators in the Netherlands.

1. Mission objective

This mission is focused on establishing industrial co-innovation opportunities in smart mobility between Canadian and foreign organizations with the aim of participants partnering in collaborative R&D projects under EUREKA's ITEA Cluster.

2. Sectors of focus

Software-intensive systems and services in smart mobility with a targeted focus on:

3. Key dates

Deadline to register: July 17, 2019

Expression of Interest form submission deadline: July 22, 2019

Notification of results: August 9, 2019

4. Canadian SME delegation profile

Canadian participants should meet the requirements below in order to be part of this initiative:

5. Mission description

ITEA3 PO Days 2019 is a partnering event in conjunction with the sixth ITEA3 call for proposals. More than 300 organizations from 42 member countries will attend the event, including global industrial leaders like Airbus, Daimler, Ericsson, Nokia, Philips, Robert Bosch, and Siemens, and Fraunhofer.

ITEA PO Days 2019 provides organizations the opportunity to:

In addition to participating in the ITEA3 PO Days 2019 event, the Canadian mission program will also include a one-day training workshop and a two-day program of visits to local companies, universities, and incubators in the Netherlands, organized by NRC IRAP in collaboration with Global Affairs Canada's Trade Commissioner Service.

6. Background information

ITEA is a transnational and industry-driven research, development, and innovation program in software innovation. ITEA is a EUREKA cluster program that enables a global and knowledgeable community of large industries, small and medium-sized enterprises, start-ups, academia, and customer organizations to collaborate in funded projects that turn innovative ideas into new business, jobs, economic growth, and benefits for society. Once a year, ITEA organizes PO Days to broker collaborations and formulate consortia amongst over 300 participants from over 40 countries.

7. Financial support

NRC IRAP may provide financial support to eligible small and medium-sized enterprises for up to 75% of the cost of economy airfare and accommodations to a maximum of $3,000.

8. Contact information

For more information, contact the NRC IRAP International Office or Jiang Chen.

9. How to apply

Interested participants must register by clicking the REGISTER button below.

An Expression of Interest form will be provided to potentially eligible applicants. The Expression of Interest application form will request additional information about the applicant, organization, technology, and co-innovation opportunities of interest.

10. Register

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