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Smart Products for Automated Transportation

SWII is an exclusive industrial R&D partnering program with available funding for market oriented R&D projects via Eureka and Eurostars.

In October 2012, Switzerland and Sweden launched the industrial R&D partnering program Swiss-Swedish Innovation Initiative (SWII). The objective is to increase number of industrial R&D partnerships and the number of joint R&D projects between our countries. SWII's results so far: 29 market oriented R&D consortia and projects to a value of 37MEUR.

The next industrial R&D partnering program focuses on Smart Products for Automated Transportation. Among our industrial partners, who are interested in R&D partnering, you can find Ericsson, Autoliv, Saab, Bombardier, Swisscom, Postauto as well as the most technology intensive SMEs and academia partners like ETH Zurich and EPFL.

Project funding is available via Eureka and Eurostarswww.eurekanetwork.org

Following sub topics within Smart Products for Automated Transportation are prioritized:

1.      Tools for Smart Products 
- Sensors and Communication Technologies incl. 5G, RFID and Emergency/Distress Communication, Data Management incl. Big Data and Simulation, Quality and Security & Standards

2.      Smart Solutions for Automated Transportation
- Tools for Management of Complex Systems, Tools for Multi Modal Transportation, Autonomous Systems for Smart Cities incl. Energy Efficiency, Quality and Security and Standards

WHENSeptember 28, 2016 

WHERESemper Aula, ETH Zurich Main Building, Zurich  

OTHER INFORMATION 

10 carefully chosen Swiss and Swedish SMEs will gain the opportunity to pitch their next R&D idea to the industry audience.

If you are interested in an elevator pitch, please contact Ms. Maja Zoric, Senior project manager Business Sweden for more information (Maja.Zoric@business-sweden.se or +43 664 235 15 23)

Swedish SMEs may apply for travel grant at www.vinnova.se/sv/Ansoka-och-rapportera/Utlysningar/Effekta/Resebidrag-EUREKA-och-Eurostars/

 

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INVITATION

SMART PRODUCTS FOR AUTOMATED TRANSPORTATION

September 21 or 28, 2016 (TBC)

Switzerland

WHAT:

·        In October 2012, Switzerland and Sweden launched the high technology platform Swiss-Swedish Innovation Initiative (SWII), which is a joint bilateral initiative with the overall objective to increase market oriented high-technology R&D&I projects between the two countries

·        Next SWII activity is the Smart Products for Automated Transportation, which matches the R&D heaviest Swiss & Swedish MNEs, SMEs & academia with the goal to launch joint market oriented R&D projects

·        Project funding is available via Eureka and Eurostars, www.eurekanetwork.org

·        Following sub topics within Smart Products for Automated Transportation are prioritized:

1.      Tools for Smart Products

a)     Sensors and communication technologies incl. 5G, RFID and Emergency/Distress Communication

b)     Data Management incl. Big Data & Simulation

c)     Security & Standards

2.      Smart Solutions for Automated Transportation

a)     Tools for Management of Complex Systems

b)     Tools for Multi Modal Transportation

c)     Autonomous Systems for Smart Cities

d)     Security & Standards

WHY IS SMART PRODUCTS FOR AUTOMATED TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS OF INTEREST FOR YOU AS A REPRESENTATIVE OF A SWISS OR SWEDISH…

·        Multinational Enterprise (MNE)?

o   SWII enables you to identify and get matched with the most innovative “Smart products for automated transportation” SMEs from Switzerland & Sweden.

o   Share your experience and expectations with the public regulators in Sweden and Switzerland and hear about ongoing pilot tests in both countries

o   Learn more also about the  available project funding through Eureka and Eurostars

·        Small or Medium-Sized Enterprise (SME), higher education or research institute?

o   Gives you the opportunity to pitch your next market oriented research project to the R&D heaviest industrial partners within “Smart products for automated transportation” in Switzerland and Sweden

o   On top of that, learn more about available Eureka and Eurostars project funding for your latest R&D project

·        Since the start in October 2012, SWII has achieved following results:

o   25 R&D consortia and projects realized with a total project value of 32MEUR

o   47 project outlines with CH as main partner, 52 project outlines with SE as main partner

o   Ca 500 high profile participants from organizations such as Volvo Construction Equipment, Eaton Group, Volvo Cars, Sandvik, Hexagon, ABB, Ericsson, Saab & many more

o   Almost 700 one-to-one meetings have been carried out onsite at the SWII conferences

o   For experiences from previous events, incl. participant statements, see  (photos & SWII video)

WHEN: September 21 or 28, 2016 (TBC)

WHERE: Switzerland  

REGISTRATION online on swii.org

OTHER INFORMATION:

·        10 carefully chosen Swiss and Swedish SMEs will gain the opportunity to pitch their next R&D idea to the industry audience.

·        If you are interested in an elevator pitch, please contact Ms. Maja Zoric, Senior project manager Business Sweden for more information (Maja.Zoric@business-sweden.se or +43 664 235 15 23)

·        Swedish SMEs may apply for travel grant at www.vinnova.se/sv/Ansoka-och-rapportera/Utlysningar/Effekta/Resebidrag-EUREKA-och-Eurostars/