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EUREKA issues call for collaborative R&D proposals


December 13, 2013
By Carey Fredericks

Dec. 13, 2013 – Canadian and German companies are invited to submit proposals for
collaborative industry‑led R&D projects aimed at creating new
products, processes and services for civilian applications.

Dec. 13, 2013 – Canadian and German companies are invited to submit proposals for
collaborative industry‑led R&D projects aimed at creating new
products, processes and services for civilian applications.

The national agencies for EUREKA in Canada and Germany, respectively
the National Research Council (NRC) and the EUREKA/COST-Bureau at the
German Aerospace Center, Project Management Agency are publishing this
joint R&D call for proposals under the EUREKA network. Joint
projects in this framework will be funded through existing German and
NRC mechanisms and may be leveraged by other investment.

EUREKA is a European intergovernmental network for facilitating
trans-boundary market-oriented R&D projects aimed at new products,
processes and services with a civilian application. Founded in 1985,
EUREKA now includes 39 European countries, Israel and the European
Commission. Canada and South Korea are associated members. Following a
bottom-up approach, EUREKA has been the driving force of innovation in
Europe for over 27 years, achieving its overall goal to boost the
productivity & competitiveness of EUREKA members.

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The submission of proposals and approval of collaborative projects
will be evaluated in line with EUREKA procedures, noting Germany’s
status as a EUREKA member and Canada’s status as an associate EUREKA
member.

Expressions of Interest (EOIs) will be accepted until January 31, 2014.

EUREKA project and funding applications will be accepted following an approved EOI, until March 31, 2014.

For more information
www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca