Entrepreneurial Research Initiatives 2013

2nd Call for ERIs closed on December 16, 2014! More information is available here. 

The Entrepreneurial Research Initiatives (ERIs) 2013 call resulted on the selection of six proposals: three of them focus on the development of health area apps, one suggests a new communication model between mobile devices and the other two are related to the management area and technological and industrial innovation policies.

The initiatives network includes more than 30 Portuguese institutions of higher education and research, Carnegie Mellon University and companies, from startups to multinationals.

The call had 21 applications submitted and the six proposals approved for funding have a total budget of approximately 6 million Euros for four years.

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2013 Entrepreneurial Research Initiatives
Six proposals were approved for funding,
with a total budget of approximately 6 million Euros for four years.

 
Name of the ERI  
 Portuguese PI
 
 
 
CMU  
PI  
 
Portuguese 
Institutions
 
 Organizations 
AHA: 
Augmented Human Assistance
 >> 
Alexandre Bernardino
(ISR-IST-ID; IST-UL)

 
Daniel P. Siewiorek
(HCII);
Asim Smailagic
(HCII)
 
IST-ID;
FMH;
M-ITI;
NOVA.ID.FCT
 
PLUX;
YDreams Robotics


 
         
HYRAX: 
Crowd-sourcing Mobile Devices to Develop Edge Clouds
 >> 
Fernando Silva
(INESC TEC; FCUP)

 
Priya Narasimhan
(CS/ECE)



 
INESC TEC;
IT;
NOVA.ID.FCT


 
Geolink;
Wavecom;
YinzCam;



 
         
E4VALUE: Innovation Dynamics in Aeronautics and Embraer in Évora -
Towards a Distributed Platform for Entrepreneurial Initiatives, New Employment and Skills Development
 >> 
Miguel Amaral
(IN+; IST-UL) 


 
Granger Morgan
(EPP)


 
IST-ID
IDMEC
INESC TEC
 
CEIIA;
Embraer Portugal


 
         
INSIDE: 
Intelligent Networked robot Systems for Symbiotic Interaction with Children with Impaired Development
 >> 
Francisco Melo
(INESC ID; IST-UL)
Manuela Veloso
(CS)

 
INESC ID;
IST-ID;
NOVA.ID.FCT
 
Hospital Garcia de Orta;
IDMIND;
PLUX;
Voice Interaction
         
TEIPL: 
Technology, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Policy Lab
 >> 
Pedro Oliveira
(CLSBE/UCP)

 

 
Lee Branstetter
(SDS/Heinz)

 

 
CLSBE/UCP;
IMM-FMUL;
IST-UL

 
INNOSABI;
Microsoft;
NOVARTIS

 
         
VR2MARKET: 
Towards a Mobile Wearable Health Surveillance Product for First Response and other Hazardous Professions
 >> 
João Paulo Cunha
(INESC TEC; FEUP)


 
Fernando De la Torre
(RI)




 
INESC TEC;
IT;
UA



 
Biodevices;
Future Cities-UPorto;
Hospital de Gaia;
Petratex


 
         

Documents of the 2013 Call for ERIs: 
Announcement of the Call by the Portuguese Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Terms of Reference for the Entrepreneurial Research Initiatives 2013 Call for Proposals
Application Guidelines for the Entrepreneurial Research Initiatives Call
Evaluation Panel and Proposals Evaluated  

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Articles:
CMU Portugal Program Gets Its First Six Entrepreneurial Research Initiatives (June 2014)

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