IMCG blog

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    Let us present: The Swedish Jul

    IMCG want to thank all of you for a fantastic 2017 and wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. For our international friends, we did a short movie about the holiday celebrations in Sweden. Sometimes it doesn’t go according to plan…

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    When a patent isn’t enough

    When an innovative collaborative project starts to show results that can be commercialized, a general agreement like a Consortium Agreement is not enough. IMCG works strategically with IPR management in several EU-projects and we encourage partners not only to rely on the Consortium Agreement, but to sign legal documents regulating details minimizing the risk for legal disputes and maximizing the possibility for the outcome of the fruitful collaboration to reach market impact.

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    How to find a needle in the haystack

    The need for expert competence that can contribute to the coming calls within Horizon 2020 is tremendous. At the same time, experts like researchers, rarely has experienced EU-project coordinators in their network. In order to build the perfect consortium, high-level match-making is needed.

  • Prata inte tekniska detaljer när du står inför en investerare.

    About to pitch for investors? Here are four tips for you!

    In a pitch you usually only have a couple of minutes in order to get a potential investor interested in your invention. You will stand in front of people who don’t share your interest for technical details and who don’t have your knowhow regarding that area. IMCG lists 4 tips on how you get through to the investor.

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    Winning EU-application: Millions to project for climate-smart solutions

    Gothenburg has together with six European cities been granted 18 million Euros (just over 175 million Swedish Crowns) by the EU, for a five-year project. The application is rated number one by the EU commission.
    – To have a good project idea isn’t enough if you want to receive a high score. You also need to have an excellent plan for the realisation of it and a clear picture of expected impact on society, says, Magnus Andersson, partner at IMCG and one of the key people in the creation of the winning application.

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    3 steps to increase success – the next H2020 work programme

    Now – or at the latest by early fall 2017 – you should be busy building your consortia for the next H2020 Work programme, 2018-2020. If you haven’t already gotten started, consider this a wake-up call to do so. IMCG lists three priorities to get you kick-started.

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    Invitation: Seminar about the use of IoT to show air pollution near you

    The IoT-project ”Environmental weather” has been going on since 2015. During this time the project group has developed and installed six sensors around the City of Gothenburg. Each sensor measures nitrogen dioxide, particulate matter and noise. With IoT a communication platform visualises the collected data.