[DIGIFED] open innovation with large companies
Digital Challenge is a match funding opportunity where advanced digital technology SMEs are selected through an open call to solve industry challenges set by corporate businesses.
The purpose of the Digital Challenge is to highlight attractive market needs to be addressed through CPS and embedded systems and for which new solutions are required.
DigiFed will be working with large European organisations, the Digital Challenge Owners, who will serve as early adopters of the accelerated innovations and provide additional support to the programme in the form of co-funding, access to innovation support and pilot sites.
DIGIFED AND THE DIGITAL CHALLENGE OWNERS OFFER:
-The opportunity to respond to a real-world industry challenge adding a relevant use case to your unique value proposition.
-Up to €100k in funding – representing 70% of your project’s declared budget.
-Added value to your product, through high-level technical expertise, innovation support and access to pilot sites to deploy your solution
-The opportunity to bid to implement the full solution for the Digital Challenge Owner
-Innovation management support focusing on sustainable business development – to help your innovation get to the market via DigiFed and the Smart Anything Everywhere ecosystem.
-Digital Innovation Hub (DIH) services to identify technical partners, commercial opportunities in Europe and receive tailored support, webinars and boot camps through the DigiFed project.
IF YOU ARE:
-Developing innovative smart solutions worthy of market leaders.
-Bridging the physical and virtual worlds with advanced technologies and industrialized solutions.
-Interested in using premium resources and competencies to speed up solutions development.
-Wishing to access a unique European ecosystem composed of leading industrial companies, world-class research organizations, innovation accelerators and private investors.
APPLY NOW TO TAKE ON THE FOLLOWING CHALLENGE(S):
- Acciona (global company of water treatment and supply) : next-generation conductivity sensors for predictive operation of water treatment (Acciona)
-EDF HYDRO (global company of Hydroelectricity production) : How can drones guarantee visual inspection in a confined, metallic, humid, and complex environment?
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