Proposers Brokerage Day – 17th March 2023 at Bpifrance Le Hub in Paris
Many thanks to all the proposers and presenters for joining and participating in the CELTIC-NEXT Proposers’ Brokerage Day for proposers interested in building CELTIC projects!
This event was the perfect opportunity to enable projects in the field of next-generation communications for the digital society that contribute to a sustainable world. We invited you to participate, engage and explore ground-breaking opportunities together with the CELTIC-NEXT Cluster. By applying and participating in the CELTIC-NEXT Call, your organization can now access national public funding for your R&D project. As usual, this bottom-up call is the perfect opportunity to enable projects in the field of next-generation communications for the digital society that contribute to a sustainable world.
In the morning, Mr Jean-Luc Beylat, Vice-Person Ecosystems from NOKIA, delivered a keynote on “A new era of immersiveness between human, physical and digital worlds”.
In the afternoon, during a panel session, Mr Mohand Achouche from Nokia and Mr Patrick Cogez from AENEAS, Eureka Xecs, had a discussion on the Interdependencies of ICT & ECS; under the moderation of our CELTIC-NEXT Chairman, Mr David Kennedy.
National Funding schemes were also presented in the morning by Public Authorities representatives: Ms Nolwenn Simonot from BPI France, Mr Ben Morris from InnovateUK, Mr Heikki Uusi-Onto from Business Finland, Mr Umut EGE from TUBITAK Türkiye, Ms Katharina Lehmeier from the DLR in Germany and finally Ms Marlene Häggström from Vinnova Sweden.
You can (re-)watch all the event presentations online on our CELTIC YouTube Channel: @CelticNext
Welcome by Bpifrance – Video
Mr Gilles Le Cocguen, Head of EuroQuity at Bpifrance
National Funding schemes presented by Public Authorities
France – Mr Antoine Roux & Mrs Nolwenn Simonot, BPI France (slides, video)
UK – Mr Ben Morris, Innovate UK (slides, video)
Finland – Mr Heikki Uusi-Honko, Business Finland (slides, video)
Germany – Mrs Katharina Lehmeier, DLR Project Management Agency/German EUREKA Office on behalf of BMBF (slides)
Sweden – Mrs Marlene Häggström, Vinnova (slides, video)
The following Public Authorities have also presented their interest in supporting this CELTIC Spring Call 2023 during our last Launch Event:
Austria – Michael Walch, FFG – Austrian Research Promotion Agency
Hungary – Gergely Mészàros, NKFIH
Luxembourg – Elisabeth Frisch, Luxinnovation Gie National Agency for Innovation and Research
Poland – Andrzej Wajs, National Centre for Research and Development
Spain – Oscar Fernandez Moyano, CDTI
Taiwan – Frank Shiu, ITRI
Turkey – Umut Ege, TUBITAK
Presentations & Discussion on the Interdependencies between ICT & ECS – Video
Mr Mohand Achouche, NOKIA (slides, video)
Mr Patrick Cogez, AENEAS, Eureka Xecs (slides, video)
Moderated by Mr Xavier Priem, CELTIC Office Director