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“Innovation Incubator 4.0” | 3rd call for proposals for pre-implementation works extended

11.01.2022 - 15:47 update 12.01.2022 - 10:24
Editors: RJ

As the leader of the consortium of the project implemented under the “Innovation Incubator 4.0” programme, the University of Silesia announces that the 3rd call for proposals for funding for the realisation of pre-implementation works is extended.

Aim of the project

The consortium consists of the University of Silesia in Katowice, SPIN-US Ltd. (special purpose company of the University of Silesia), and Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce. The aim of the project is to carry out a series of actions that will contribute to strengthening the cooperation between the scientific and business communities, preparation of commercialisation projects for research, intensification of technology portfolio management, and execution of pre-implementation works in order to commercialise them.

Participants

Project participants may only be employees of the University of Silesia or the Jan Kochanowski University (under an employment relationship), and research and development teams which consist of at least one person that is an employee of the University of Silesia or the Jan Kochanowski University, if they are the authors of scientific research and development work that may subject to commercialisation carried out by the University of Silesia, SPIN-US, or the Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce.

The project can be also participated by PhD students of the University of Silesia, or the Jan Kochanowski University, and students of full-time or part-time 1st cycle, 2nd cycle, or long-cycle studies. They apply to the project as authors of the results of scientific research and development works that can be commercialised by the University of Silesia, SPIN-US, or the Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce.

Schedule of the realisation of pre-implementation works

The subject of the applications submitted under the admission process can only be the results of scientific research and development works that are entirely or partially owned by the University of Silesia or the Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce.

Support for the realisation of pre-implementation works under the project is aimed at increasing the technological readiness of the reported results of research or development works so that the result is a product ready for commercialisation and implementation.

The participants can apply for a grant of no more than PLN 100,000 for carrying out pre-implementation works.

The condition for participation in the call for proposals is the submission of the application together with the cost estimate in accordance with the Regulations for the call for proposals admission process and granting support for the realisation of pre-implementation works.

You can apply until 18 February 2022.

Detailed information and the project documentation are available at the project’s website.

If you have any questions please contact the Industry Cooperation Office via transfer@us.edu.pl.

The “Incubator of Innovation 4.0” is established by the Minister of Science and Higher Education and implemented as part of the non-competition project known as “Support for management of scientific research and commercialization of the results of R&D works in scientific units and enterprises” under the Intelligent Development Operational Programme 2014-2020 (Measure 4.4).

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