Supporting Independent Living for the Elderly through Robotics, EU and other funders
Supporting Independent Living for the Elderly through Robotics invites applications under its pre-commercial procurement SILVER challenge. Funding supports two to three years projects with the aim to develop new innovative robotic solutions to make elderly people more independent from professional homecare. Tenderers should aim at a market introduction of their new solution a maximum of two to four years after the end of the PCP. All legal entities from EU members and associated state countries and with relevant portion of research and development are eligible. The total budget is €2,150,000. The process will be divided in three phases:
•up to eight companies will participate in the design of a solution with a budget up to €350,000 for a period of six months;
•up to four companies will participate in the development of a prototype with a budget up to €720,000 for a period of one year;
•up to three companies will participate in the pre-commercial development with a budget up to €1,080,000 for a period of one year.
Closing date 05 Jun 13
Deadline information Registrations due 5 June; applications due 12 June 2013
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