Swiss – Israeli bilateral call for joint Innovation Projects

Innovation Open Call 29 Jun 2022 Israel Innosuisse
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Description
Status
Open Call
Deadline
29 Jun 2022
Type
Innovation
Country
Israel
Institution
Innosuisse

The Swiss Innovation Agency, Innosuisse and the Israel Innovation Authority (IIA) cooperate bilaterally on all innovation topics. With this call, they invite consortia to submit cooperation projects covering areas of mutual interest and strong market potential in Israel and Switzerland. 

The 2022 call especially focuses on the topic of U-space applications, in which both countries invest, excel and demonstrate various activities. Project proposals must take into consideration the state of the art of the work done in the context of Swiss U-Space Implementation (SUSI) and the Israel National Drones Initiative (INDI) framework as well as national and international regulatory frameworks and standards on U-space.

This bilateral call is open for all disciplines; however, project applications targeting one or more of these three focus areas are appreciated: 

Technical:

  • Develop technical solutions in the context of U-space implementation
  • Certification of related R&D (U-space services, Hardware)
  • Technical solutions in the areas of robotics and airspace automation

Operational:

  • Proof of concept of the operational interface between the airspace traffic management (ATM) and unmanned traffic management (UTM)
  • Proof of concept and demonstration of flights beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS)
  • Business management innovation in U-space application areas such as last-mile delivery, long-range capabilities, etc.

Public Acceptance:

  • Develop expertise in terms of noise mitigation, privacy protection, environmental protection, security, etc.

The aim is to benefit from the innovation and expertise in ATM service provision, business and R&D of both countries, as well as provide a platform to stakeholders for testing their products in international space in the framework of INDI and SUSI. The involvement of partners participating in the corresponding demos in project consortia or the testing of specific project settings in future demos is highly recommended.

Eligibility:

In order to apply for this call, applications must meet all the EUREKA and national eligibility criteria. Click here to read more.

Application process:

Click here to access the application form. In addition to the submission of the simple Eureka application form, all project partners are required to submit a related national funding application to their respective funding agencies, taking into account all relevant procedures and submission rules described in the chapter “National funding conditions”.

Swiss applicants have to submit the Innosuisse application as described on the Innosuisse webpage.