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Call for Proposals with RICOH

 

Call for Proposals with RICOH

 

A call for proposals is being launched in the framework of the Global Enterprise R&D Collaboration Agreement between the Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) of the Ministry of Economy and RICOH Corporation. The agreement aims to encourage cooperation between Israeli companies and RICOH Corporation in the areas of research, development and marketing.

For full details on RICOH & their interests in Israel, please read below and view this PPT  
 

 As a multinational which has a strong corporate culture of supporting R&D, and a presence in many sectors, this offer is directed to companies that develop technologies and products in the following fields:

1.        Health care

§   Sensor device, ICT and Overall solutions that are related to “hospital to home”

§   Non-contact pulse measurement technology

§   Module and Algorithm to determine the state between syncope and sleep

2.        Small embedded systems to improve security for the following products of Ricoh.

§   Unified communication system: http://www.ricoh.com/ucs/

§   Interactive white board:

§   http://www.ricoh-usa.com/products/subcategory.aspx?navState=/Unified-Communication-Systems/Interactive-Whiteboards/_/N-1z141agZ1z1416u

3.        Technology that certificates the following products of Ricoh and connects these products with users and other systems automatically:

§   Unified communication system: http://www.ricoh.com/ucs/

§   Interactive white board:

§   http://www.ricoh-usa.com/products/subcategory.aspx?navState=/Unified-Communication-Systems/Interactive-Whiteboards/_/N-1z141agZ1z1416u

4.        IoT equipment:

§   Security improvement technology for IoT equipment

§   Technology of extracting useful data from IoT equipment

5.        Technologies related to disaster prevention and traffic infrastructure:

§   Technology to detect mist, smoke and flame effectively

§   Hacking detecting technology for the apparatus of traffic infrastructure

§   Devices and systems that implement the technology described above

 

For more information on Ricoh activities, please view the attached PPT and visit the corporate website at:   http://www.ricoh.com/   

 

Companies that are interested in applying should send a summary proposal to toshiaki.tokita@nts.ricoh.co.jp with a copy to Noam.BarGal@ocs.economy.gov.il (tel. 03-5118116).

The proposals will be evaluated, on behalf of the Office of the Chief Scientist and Ricoh.Companies, whose proposals are found suitable, will be invited to submit requests for support within the Chief Scientist's Framework for R&D Cooperation with Multinational Companies .

 

Approved applications will receive the following assistance:

 

§   A Chief Scientist Grant of up to 50% of the project's approved budget;

§   Additional assistance from Ricoh of the same budget amount in-kind, for support in the technological and regulatory areas; use of laboratory equipment for R&D; sub-contractors and professional consultants; etc.