Call for Proposals
A call for proposals is being launched in the
framework of the Global Enterprise R&D Collaboration Agreement between the Israel
Innovation Authority and DNP. DNP is one of the world's largest
comprehensive printing companies, with annual sales of USD 13.3 billion and
approximately 40,000 employees as of March 2016. DNP's wide range of businesses
include publication and commercial printing, smart cards, photo imaging
products, packaging, decorative materials, pharmaceutical materials, advanced
functional film, display components, and electronic devices.
The agreement between IIA and DNP aims to
encourage cooperation between Israeli companies and DNP in the areas of
research and development in various fields.
invites Israeli companies to submit proposals on joint R&D projects in the
A. Technologies for Human-Robot Interaction
Human-motion detection/emotion recognition
based upon images, laser sensors etc.
Wearable devices to gather biometric data,
and to recognize health/emotional conditions
Natural language processing/understanding
Mood recognition based upon tone of
Management technology of key for blockchain
Need to correspond to the growing amount of
Need to keep back-up system up-to-date.
Need to show the prototype
Authenticity related technology for IoT devices
On certificating authenticity of system
including a secure chip like a TPM (Trusted Platform Module) which is done
secure boot with using hash value and certificate,
Function of alert outside via network when
authenticity is not certified.
Updating BIOS, firmware, OS and its
application software, via network with guaranteeing authenticity.
D. Sensors for infrastructure
Sensors for detecting crack,
vibration, strain and leaking water.
Can be produced on a large scale
Need to provide samples
Telecommunication function is
Maintenance-free for a decade is
E. Secured Communication
New Bluetooth Technology (especially Bluetooth Low Energy) to enable
peer-to-peer robust data transport between devices such as smartphones and
F. Devices (Hardware) capable of holding natural
No need to be humanoids
Either mobile or immobile
Focusing on dialogue/communication
Need to be compact
Targeting applications such as customer service at stores etc.
Companies that are interested in
applying should send a summary proposal to firstname.lastname@example.org with
a copy to Noam.BarGal@ocs.economy.gov.il.
proposals will be evaluated, on behalf of the Innovation Authority and DNP. Companies,
whose proposals are found suitable, will be invited to submit requests for
support within the Israel Innovation Authoriy's Framework for R&D Cooperation with
Multinational Companies. More information on the Israel Innovation Authoriy Framework for
R&D Collaboration with Global Enterprises is available in Hebrew here and in English here.
applications will receive the following assistance:
Scientist Grant of up to 50% of the project's approved budget
assistance from DNP of the same budget amount in-kind, for support in the
technological, regulatory and marketing areas; use of laboratory equipment for
R&D; sub-contractors and professional consultants; etc.