Since the first Investments for the Future program (PIA), the Alcimed team has supported public and private players in identifying opportunities related to these large-scale plans, responding to calls for projects and their strategic and operational set-up.
Challenges related to PIA 4 or the Investments for the Future program
What is PIA 4 and what are its priority investment strategies?
Announced in 2020 and with €20 billion over 5 years, PIA 4 is based on two drivers of change: ecological transition (including €3.4 billion for the development of green innovations and technologies such as hydrogen) and the competitiveness of the economy, supported by social and territorial cohesion. It also aims to accelerate innovation across all sectors with strategic and priority investments, as well as sustainable funding for higher education, research and innovation ecosystems. On the healthcare side, the two main areas that benefit from this support are biotherapies and digital health. It is partly funded by the France Relance Plan, a French recovery plan announced in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
What are the challenges related to PIA 4?
There is substantial funding linked to PIA 4. However, benefiting from it can be a challenge for public and private players as this Investments for the Future program includes a wide range of strategies, calls for projects and funding mechanisms for innovation that need to be clearly understood. Three main challenges emerge for those who wish to seize this unprecedented financing opportunity:
What are the expectations of the funder? Who is the best team to meet these expectations?
What is the best system to submit your project to?
How do you prepare your application and increase your chances of success?
How do we support you in your projects related to PIA 4 or Investments for the Future programs?
Alcimed gets involved at various levels of a PIA 4 project. Prior to any funding, we can help you identify the right PIA 4 window, anticipate a high added value project (market study, search for partners, etc.) and build a winning application. Further down the process, we support your project in terms of operational deployment (especially commercial deployment, towards a new business flow if necessary). We also help you diagnose your situation and your results, as well as how to redirect your strategy and your roadmap. To that effect, we have an excellent knowledge of PIA 4, of its financing mechanisms and of the expectations of its assessors. We also have expertise in preparing successful applications and are highly experienced in the operational realities of the innovation projects developed.
Very often, the public institutions we support in this process are research centers and institutes, as well as healthcare facilities.
The types of projects we carry out for our clients in this field are:
EXAMPLES OF RECENT PROJECTS CARRIED OUT FOR OUR CLIENTS IN THE FIELD OF PIA 4
Our purpose? Helping both private and public decision-makers explore and develop their uncharted territories: new technologies, new offers, new geographies, possible futures, and new ways to innovate.
Located across eight offices around the world (France, Europe, Singapore and the United States), our team is made up of 220 highly-qualified, multicultural and passionate explorers, with a blended science/technology and business culture.
Our dream? To build a team of 1,000 explorers, to design tomorrow's world hand in hand with our clients.
- Business case
- Business development
- Business models
- Business plan
- Cluster study
- Collaborative projects
- Commercial strategy
- Competitive analysis
- Customer experience
- Dossier creation
- Due diligence
- Go to market
- Innovation consulting
- Innovation process
- Innovation strategy
- Learning expedition
- Market access
- Market study
- New offers
- New services
- Open innovation
- Opportunity evaluation
- Patient pathway
- Product innovation
- Product launch
- Regulatory framework analysis
- Search for funding opportunities
- Search for partners
- State of the art
- Strategic audit
- Strategic foresight
- Strategic positioning
- Test and Learn
- Value proposition