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Innovative Polish companies to conquer foreign markets

Bacteria laser identification technology, digital portfolio platform and foetal heart rate monitoring device - all these are products of Polish entrepreneurs which were among the 32 winning projects in GO_GLOBAL.PL competition organised by the National Centre for Research and Development (NCBR). Their authors will receive funding worth PLN 5 million in total for foreign expansion.
The latest edition of GO_GLOBAL.PL saw experts evaluate 80 applications submitted. The winners were the most innovative companies planning to commercialise their R&D-based solutions in global markets. Every entrepreneur will receive up to PLN 150,000 to prepare a global market entry strategy and gain knowledge about matching their products to the specific requirements of a particular region. Entrepreneurs will also be able to devote grants received to the development and verification of strategies in relations with potential investors and business partners.
Selected winning projects include:

1. Bioscientia Sp. z o. o.

The project concerns the development and verification of commercialisation strategy of a rapid field test for the detection of honeybees infection with Nosema ceranae in the European market, with a particular focus on the German market.
2. BIOAVLEE Sp. z o. o.
The main objective of the project is to commercialise an innovative bacteria identification technology in the German market. This technology applies laser diffraction for marking the bacteria.
3. Enelion Sp. z o. o.
The people behind the project try to introduce to the global market an innovative, modular charger for electric cars that can be operated with a smartphone.
4. Uni-Kat Sp. z o. o.
The project aims to support Uni-Kat company in the commercialisation of Streamer - their innovative water cutter for cutting soft materials - in the German market.
5. uPaid Pty Sp. z o. o.
Project creators would like to develop uPaid digital portfolio platform in foreign markets.
6. Nestmedic Sp. z o. o.
The project aims to support the company in the commercialization of PREGNABIT - an innovative product for remote foetal health monitoring using teleKTG – in the German market. Developed as a result of the Applicant's R&D work, PREGNABIT is a mobile device dedicated to women in the 3rd trimester of pregnancy.
Previous beneficiaries of GO_GLOBAL.PL include companies that have achieved significant market success, including Audioteka, Sotrender, Social WiFi or VoiceLab. NCBR research shows that so far up to 80% of programme beneficiaries found at least one business partner in foreign markets, whereas 17% managed to win an investor. Every fifth entrepreneur opened a foreign office or representation, while every third beneficiary saw an increase in sales of products or services offered.
GO_GLOBAL.PL was carried out in two editions as a continuation of a pilot project launched by the NCBR in 2012.
More information is available on the NCBR website.
We kindly inform that 43 applications submitted under the call for bilateral activities supported under the Fund for Bilateral Relations were verified until 11 May 2017. Based on the results of veryfication 38 applications were funded for the total amount of 164 750 EUR.
We are pleased to announce that on 15 May 2017 the National Centre for Research and Development (NCBR), together with the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) of Taiwan is opening a call for bilateral projects.
We kindly remind you that submission of application forms will be available as of 12 April 2017, at twelve noon (12:00).
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