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Interested in getting an Innovation Voucher for your research project?

OIS-AIR Proof of Concept Call is open!

The OIS-AIR Proof of Concept Call (PoC Call) offers financing support to the 10 best innovative projects to be jointly developed by research institutes and SMEs in Adriatic Ionian Region, by means of innovation vouchers worth 18.500 EUR each.

The objective of Proof of Concept vouchers is to provide financial support to the successful conversion of good research into good business in the fields of Transport & Mobility, Energy & Environment, Agro-Bioeconomy.

OIS-AIR PoC Call is a transnational initiative promoted by the OIS-AIR Network which is established by partners representing six countries (Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Greece and Albania), in order to boost economic growth and competitiveness in the Adriatic Ionian Region.

OIS-AIR PoC Call supports the co-development of research results by research centres and SMEs, as well as their testing in research labs or in a relevant environment. Supported innovation projects must be co-financed by applicants by means of staff in-kind contribution from their own resources.

If you are researcher based in Adriatic-Ionian Region interested in presenting your technology/ research results - register to the OIS-AIR INNOVAIR Platformfill in the Technology Application Form and upload your technology proposal!

The Call is based on three different phases:

-Call for Ideas, targeting public research institutions and universities which are invited to disclose their research results, patents and developed technologies on INNOVAIR Platform by July, 14th 2019.

-Call for Projects, aimed at encouraging the development and submission of joint R2B Innovation project, will be opened on July 15th until September 30th 2019.

- The last phase - selection and assignment of 10 Innovation Vouchers, will be finished by the end of October 2019.

Transnational applications to PoC Call will be positively evaluated to foster innovation network across borders in Adriatic Ionian area.

More information about the POC call can be found here.

Selection criteria, application package and eligible costs are described here.