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EU-India Research, Innovation and Business Research, Innovation & Higher Education, European Roadshow 2014 www.ebtc.eu
Promoting European clean technologies in India & tackling climate change www.ebtc.eu | 2 Contents 1.About EBTC 2.Connecting & Building Networks 3.EBTCs Role in Research: Research-Innovation-Business, Clusters & IPR 4.Ongoing Activities in Research & Innovation 5.Sector Highlights -Biotechnology -Energy Case Study: Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency -Environment Case Study: EBTC Water Partnership Case Study: Joint research for technology commercialisation -Transport 6.Exploring New Frontiers
Promoting European clean technologies in India & tackling climate change www.ebtc.eu | 3 About EBTC 4 locations across India: New Delhi (HQ), Mumbai, Bengaluru and Kolkata. 4 core sectors: Biotechnology, Energy, Environment and Transport. 4 steps from Visibility to Incubation – Promoting Europe in India and India in Europe. – Providing Information and Intelligence. – Supporting the market entry process from scratch. – Providing full service incubation support for R&D and business. Working in partnership: – Over 30 partners in Europe and India. Supporting EU-India clean technology collaborations from research to commercialisation !
Promoting European clean technologies in India & tackling climate change www.ebtc.eu | 4 Connecting & Building Networks Businesses: EU organisations seeking partnerships with Indian counterparts to develop collaborative projects and business. Researchers: European R&I and S&T institutions seeking to develop programmes with Indian institutions. EBTC to further: -Increase the EU-India brain-circulation -Collaboration opportunities -Promoting joint applied research EBTC strives to create and sustain connections between groups with a common purpose.
Promoting European clean technologies in India & tackling climate change www.ebtc.eu | 5 March 2013 EBTCs Role in Research Research- Innovation- Business Bridging EU-India business-research needs EU-India Coordination Cluster Collaboration Building bidding consortiums Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Implementing Policy Intent Demonstration projects Facilitation of projects under Horizon 2020 European Technology Experience Centre
Promoting European clean technologies in India & tackling climate change www.ebtc.eu | 6 Research-Innovation-Business (RIB) EU researchers can leverage high talent/ lower cost. India can leverage research management. EBTC creates networks and will handhold new partnerships and mentor on IPR issues. Technology Localisation analysis and strategy planning EBTC provides Technology Management support for EU technologies to be deployed in India. Focus on technical and financial aspects across the value chain. Commercialisation & Collaboration EBTC supports on joint product development which can be transitioned to market. RIB activities in optical inspection technology, solar, and wave technology. Providing services in each of the 3 Stages to commercialisation
Promoting European clean technologies in India & tackling climate change www.ebtc.eu | 7 Cluster Collaboration Collaboration between clusters Transport Cluster: developing sustainable mobility solutions for the state of Karnataka. Promote Cluster management models with regional government institutions, industry groups, university and research institutions etc. EBTC has an MoU with the EU Cluster Collaboration platform. Capacity building on best practices of cluster management in the EU EBTC will be setting up a Cluster Helpdesk. Recent cluster event: EU-India cluster matchmaking event on resource efficiency and clean technologies (Mumbai, October 2013) EBTC is an inductive platform for clusters
Promoting European clean technologies in India & tackling climate change www.ebtc.eu | 8 Addressing Intellectual Property Rights The IPR Helpdesk addresses: IP licensing IP enforcement IP commercialisation / technology transfer Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA), Confidentiality Agreements, (CA) – Validity and enforcement – Penalties IP management issues related to jointly developed technologies – Ownership Issues IP issues related to cross-organisation R&D engagements Restrictive terms in licensing agreements Trademark and copyright challenges Crucial for collaborative research, IPR issues are addressed through the EBTC IPR helpdesk!
Promoting European clean technologies in India & tackling climate change www.ebtc.eu | 9 IPR Helpdesk The EBTC IPR helpdesk: providing a range of IPR support services!
Promoting European clean technologies in India & tackling climate change www.ebtc.eu | 10 March 2013 Ongoing Activities in Research & Innovation A selection of Research & Innovation Activities Identifying EU-India research opportunities Collaborating with multi-lateral agencies R&I Roadmap EBTC Bengaluru Research Group Strategic Inputs: E.g. EU-India Clean Coal Working Group Demonstration Projects Exploring new frontiers
Promoting European clean technologies in India & tackling climate change www.ebtc.eu | 11 Pan-EU delegation -From Germany, UK, Estonia, Czech Republic and Poland in November 2012 EBTC Delegation Feeding The Planet: EU Bio Food Clusters -Chandigarh; Delhi; Nasik, and Mumbai in May 2013 EBTC Biotech Collaboration Facilitation: -Heidelberg Technology Park and Genome Life Sciences, India -IGEN, Estonia and Genome Life Sciences, India EU-India STI Cooperation day focus on affordable health -EBTC Technology facilitation platform in Paris, October 2013 Signing of MoU with ETI and KIIT -At the 6 th World Congress of Preventive and Regenerative Medicine in Odisha, November 2013. To collaborate for all biotech initiatives in the Odisha region. EBTC-ACC10 Biotechnology / biopharma delegation -Bengaluru, November 2013 Biotechnology R&I Highlights Write to email@example.com@ebtc.eu
Promoting European clean technologies in India & tackling climate change www.ebtc.eu | 12 Energy R&I Highlights Facilitating Energy RIB -Sunfire (Germany) and TCE (Madurai): indigenise SOFC fuel cell technology and commercialise it in the Indian market. -Connected Blue Rise, a Dutch company, with infrastructure companies and institutions for commercialising Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion technology. -PSA-CIEMAT (Spain) and IIT (Rajasthan) for joint technology development and advancement in solar thermal applications. Building a bidding consortium for joint research calls -NewIndigo research call on Smart grids where VITO (Belgium) and IIT Delhi were facilitated to form a bidding research consortium. School of Energy Studies, Jadavpur University -Conceptualising a workshop in March 2014 involving key decision makers in West Bengal. Clean coal technology initiatives 8 th EU-India Coal working group meeting: EBTC released a report on the Potential of clean coal technology in India-An SME perspective. Conclusion of the 7 th EU-India working group meetings for Clean Coal Technologies: EBTC together with the European Commission will facilitate partnerships between the EU and the Indian institutions as well as industries with special focus on SME to accelerate the deployment of innovative, clean and efficient and finally affordable coal technologies. Write to firstname.lastname@example.org@ebtc.eu
Promoting European clean technologies in India & tackling climate change www.ebtc.eu | 14 Environment R&I Highlights The EBTC Water Partnership -A platform for EU businesses, clusters, research institutes and other organisations to collaborate and innovate in Indias water and wastewater sectors. -EBTC is a strategic partner of India Water Development Programme (IWDP) for the EU. Disseminating research to detect Arsenic in water -EBTC has been selected as disseminating partner for research conducted by German SME Solarspring, Fraunhofer- ISE in India. International Conference on Membranes & Application -EBTC actively partnered in conference organised by CSIR-CGCRI in Kolkata, November 2013. European delegates that were introduced by EBTC, and that participated in the event were Aqua-Q AB (Sweden) and VITO NV (Belgium). In progress -Exploring opportunities for technology demonstration with the State Water Investigation Directorate(SWID), Government of West Bengal. Write to email@example.com@ebtc.eu
Promoting European clean technologies in India & tackling climate change www.ebtc.eu | 15 March 2013 ETI Dynamics has already catalysed a research project vital for the restoration of the river Ganga (and other water bodies). River Ecosystem – Decision Support System for the Ganges – A state of the art database that captures water quality and quantity related data and develops a comprehensive decision support system. – Indian universities: IIT – Kanpur, Kharagpur, Indore, Roorkee, Madras, Gandhinagar. – UK universities: Universities of Oxford, Southampton, Durham, Dundee and the London School of Economics. – Lead manager: ReserWaterInnovation Foundation and ETI Dynamics 30mn over 4 years. – EU Nodal Partner: EBTC – EU Institutions should express an interest to participate in this project to EBTC. Environment Case Study: EBTC Water Partnership (EWP) EBTC & ETI Dynamics are working to solicit further European participation in the extension of the decision support system to other rivers in India! Research on the Indian River Ecosystem
Promoting European clean technologies in India & tackling climate change www.ebtc.eu | 16 Environment Case Study: Joint research for technology commercialisation Real-time Water Quality Monitoring Amongst other agreements, Aqua-Q AB (Sweden) signed an MoU with a premiere council for research in India - the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) - Central Glass and Ceramics Research Institute (CGCRI).Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIRCentral Glass and Ceramics Research Institute (CGCRI) Aqua-Q AB is working to secure a demo site with CSIR-CGCRI.
Promoting European clean technologies in India & tackling climate change www.ebtc.eu | 17 Transport R&I Highlights RECENT ACTIVITIES Clean Transport in Karnataka with partner CEIPIEMONTE: – A high-level strategic planning discussion and two proposals for the State. – Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) and Dual-Fuel Hybridisation of Buses. – IISc-Bangalore nodal institution and provides expert consultation. Indian Market For Clean Transport - An Insight: – Focus on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) and Alternative Vehicles (EVs, Hybrids). – Collaborative report of EBTC with Politecnico di Torino (Italy) and Fraunhofer Institute-IFF (Germany). Energy Used By Indian Transport Systems And Consequent Emissions: – Report summarising results of collaborative research by Politecnico di Torino and IIT-Mumbai and workshop held as part of EBTC Workplan 2012.
Promoting European clean technologies in India & tackling climate change www.ebtc.eu | 18 Transport R&I Highlights (contd) Webinar: A Study of Mobility Trends in Indian Cities – Provided dissemination of research results of research performed by Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru. – Initiated by Institute for Mobility Research (IFMO), Germany - a research facility of the BMW – Aims to provide a systematic and comparative bottom-up analysis of the future prospects for mobility from the perspective of the study countries. – Make information meaningful through collaborative and comparative interpretation based around detailed knowledge of local contexts. UPCOMING ACTIVITIES European Electric Vehicle Congress 2014 – 2 nd to 5 th Dec, 2014 – Develop synergies in the field of eMobility (Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell) – Steering Committee at the conference – Shape an India Session; showcase Indian market and researchers Write to firstname.lastname@example.org@ebtc.eu
Promoting European clean technologies in India & tackling climate change www.ebtc.eu | 19 Exploring new frontiers Facilitating EU-India business and R&D collaborations in the aerospace sector Collaboration with European Association of Remote Sensing Companies. Collaboration with Fraunhofer IFF. Collaboration with Steinbeis GmbH. Initiatives with Climate-KIC Climate KIC is Europe's largest public-private innovation partnership focused on mitigating and adapting to climate change. Creating opportunities for brain circulation between the EU and India with EBTC. Localising solutions to the Indian context through a Living Lab: A user-centric eco-system consisting of EBTC and a team of India based organisations or early adopters, which can provide feedback on suitability of technology in India, potential for adaptation, etc. Green IT solutions: Based on interest generated from IT companies in Bengaluru, EBTC is exploring initiatives in the Green-IT space with Swedish based institutions. Have an idea? EBTC will explore opportunities with you!
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