The Entrepreneurial Research Initiatives (ERIs) 2013 call resulted on the selection of six proposals: three of them focus on the development of health area apps, one suggests a new communication model between mobile devices and the other two are related to the management area and technological and industrial innovation policies.
The initiatives network includes more than 30 Portuguese institutions of higher education and research, Carnegie Mellon University and companies, from startups to multinationals.
The call had 21 applications submitted and the six proposals approved for funding have a total budget of approximately 6 million Euros for four years.
|Name of the ERI||Portuguese PI||CMU PI||Portuguese Institutions||Organizations|
|AHA: Augmented Human Assistance||Alexandre Bernardino (ISR-IST-ID; IST-UL)||Daniel P. Siewiorek (HCII); Asim Smailagic (HCII)||IST-ID; FMH; M-ITI; NOVA.ID.FCT||PLUX; YDreams Robotics|
|HYRAX: Crowd-sourcing Mobile Devices to Develop Edge Clouds||Fernando Silva (INESC TEC; FCUP)||Priya Narasimhan (CS/ECE)||INESC TEC; IT; NOVA.ID.FCT||Geolink; Wavecom; YinzCam|
|E4VALUE: Innovation Dynamics in Aeronautics and Embraer in Évora – Towards a Distributed Platform for Entrepreneurial Initiatives, New Employment and Skills Development||Miguel Amaral (IN+; IST-UL)||Granger Morgan (EPP)||IST-ID; IDMEC; INESC TEC||CEIIA; Embraer Portugal|
|INSIDE: Intelligent Networked robot Systems for Symbiotic Interaction with Children with Impaired Development||Francisco Melo (INESC ID; IST-UL)||Manuela Veloso (CS)||INESC ID; IST-ID; NOVA.ID.FCT||Hospital Garcia de Orta; IDMIND; PLUX; Voice Interaction|
|TEIPL: Technology, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Policy Lab||Pedro Oliveira (CLSBE/UCP)||Lee Branstetter (SDS/Heinz)||CLSBE/UCP; IMM-FMUL; IST-UL||INNOSABI; Microsoft; NOVARTIS|
|VR2MARKET: Towards a Mobile Wearable Health Surveillance Product for First Response and other Hazardous Professions||João Paulo Cunha (INESC TEC; FEUP)||Fernando De la Torre (RI)||INESC TEC; IT; UA||Biodevices; Future Cities-UPorto; Hospital de Gaia; Petratex|
Documents of the 2013 Call for ERIs:
– Announcement of the Call by the Portuguese Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
– Terms of Reference for the Entrepreneurial Research Initiatives 2013 Call for Proposals
– Application Guidelines for the Entrepreneurial Research Initiatives Call
– Evaluation Panel and Proposals Evaluated