FIESTA-IoT Open Call 3 Results
The third open call closed on June 29th, 2017 at 17:00 Brussels time. The FIESTA-IoT project received in total 30 proposals for Experiments in the two categories:
• 21 proposals were submitted in the category “Innovation”
• 9 proposals were submitted in the category “Scientific Excellence”
Among the proposers, 9 are universities and research institutes, 15 are SMEs and 6 are Large Industries.
The proposals originated from the following 9 countries (in no particular order): France, Greece, Italy, Spain, Serbia, Portugal, UK, Switzerland, and Cyprus.
Some statistics on the budget:
• Total available budget: EUR 600.000,00
• Total budget from all proposers: EUR 1.484.305,24 (oversubscription factor: 2,474).
• Total request for funding from accepted proposers: EUR 695.812,50
• Average requested funding for accepted proposals for Extensions: EUR 49.700,89.
Review and selection summary
After a thorough review process by external independent reviewers, it was found that the quality of most proposals was very good. Due to the number of good proposals in the Innovation category and the strict project schedule, an extension of the budget for this call was decided, shifting budget from the 4th open call, so that two more proposals can be accepted. Thus, in total 13 proposals from 7 countries were accepted in this call: 9 in the innovation category and 4 in the Scientific Excellence category.
The following are the proposers selected for funding.
In the Scientific Excellence Category:
- Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco (ENERGY-IoT)
- Athens University of Economics and Business – Research Centre / AUEB (BeSmart)
- University of Niš, Faculty of Electronic Engineering (2CENTs)
- Politecnico di Milano (SURF)
In the Innovation Category:
- HOP Ubiquitous S.L. (FINETUNE)
- Ingeniería Zero (Smart Pedestrian)
- EUROB CREATIVE (SmartComfort)
- WINGS ICT Solutions (KaaS_SCL)
- Fincons SpA (SpyIoT)
- ENEO Tecnología S.L. – Innovalia Group (RedEvents)
- Sensinov (FM2I)
- CYTA HELLAS (DC-IoT)
- Situm Technologies SL (Parknow)
The FIESTA-IoT project thanks all proposers for their efforts. We congratulate the accepted proposers that have been selected for funding!