Call for Technology and Innovation Platforms 2020

29.05.2020. The call for early processing for the year 2020 for the granting of aid to Technology and Innovation Platforms, within the State Programme for Research, Development and Innovation Geared to the Challenges of Society (within the framework of the State Plan for Scientific and Technical Research and Innovation 2017-2020), has been approved. The objective of this call is the creation and consolidation of Technology and Innovation Platforms.

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES AND ACTIVITIES TO BE FUNDED:

The Technology and Innovation Platforms carry out activities to promote and stimulate R&D&I, they are structures for exchange and communication between the different agents in the Spanish science-technology and innovation system that promote the improvement of the technological capacity and competitiveness of the national productive sector, carrying out activities of knowledge exchange, planning and dissemination. The Technology and Innovation Platforms are key structures for the promotion of public-private collaboration and the detection of new demands. The activities that are financed are:

a) Organization of the Platform’s Annual Assembly.
b) Dissemination activities or thematic conferences related to the activity of the Platform.
c) Preparation of documents related to the Platform’s activity.
d) Elaboration of prospective studies and early demand studies.
e) Actions in the field of Challenges in collaboration with other Platforms.
f) Actions aimed at promoting technological cooperation and advice on the preparation of R&D&I projects.
g) Promotion of participation in R&D&I internationalisation activities.

BENEFICIARIES:

In accordance with the provisions of Article 5 of the resolution of the call, public research bodies, public universities, state-level Technology Centres and Technology Innovation Support Centres, other public and private non-profit R&D&I centres, companies and sectorial business associations may be beneficiaries of the aid.

Type of funding: Grant

Budget: 4.000.000 €

Deadline: June 2, 2020 – June 16, 2020

More information: http://www.ciencia.gob.es/portal/site/MICINN/menuitem.dbc68b34d11ccbd5d52ffeb801432ea0/?vgnextoid=a17304aad8ac1710VgnVCM1000001d04140aRCRD