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Call: Support to R&I strategy for smart grid and storage

Programme
Type of Fund Action programme
Description of programme
"Horizon 2020 - Societal Challenges "
A challenge-based approach will bring together resources and knowledge across different fields, technologies and disciplines, including social sciences and the humanities. This will cover activities from research to market with a new focus on innovation-related activities, such as piloting, demonstration, test-beds, and support for public procurement and market uptake.
Funding focuses on the following challenges:
  • Health, demographic change and wellbeing;
  • Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research, and the Bioeconomy;
  • Secure, clean and efficient energy;
  • Smart, green and integrated transport;
  • Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials;
  • Europe in a changing world - inclusive, innovative and reflective societies;
  • Secure societies - protecting freedom and security of Europe and its citizens.
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Description of programme
"Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy"
This Sub-Programme is structured around seven specific objectives and research areas:
  • Reducing energy consumption and carbon footprint
  • Low-cost, low-carbon electricity supply
  • Alternative fuels and mobile energy sources
  • A single, smart European electricity grid
  • New knowledge and technologies
  • Robust decision making and public engagement
  • Market uptake of energy and ICT innovation.
Call
Support to R&I strategy for smart grid and storage
Description of call
"Support to R&I strategy for smart grid and storage"

The new structure of the SET-Plan [Strategic Energy Technology (SET) Towards an Integrated Roadmap: Research & Innovation Challenges and Needs of the EU Energy System] identifies the following Integrated Challenges: Active consumer at the centre of the energy system, Demand focus – increasing energy efficiency across the energy system, System optimisation, Secure, cost-effective, clean and competitive supply as well as some Cross-Cutting aspects.

 

A novel approach to R&I strategy in the field smart grid and storage is needed to address these integrated energy challenges.

 

Only one proposal will be selected.

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Thematic Focus Energy, Research, Innovation, Technologies
Funding area EU Member States
Candidate Countries
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Iceland / Ísland
Moldova
Norway / Norge
Switzerland / Schweiz / Suisse / Svizzera
Ukraine / Україна Oukraïna
Others
Origin of Applicant EU Member States


Albania / Shqipëria
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Iceland / Ísland
Moldova
Montenegro / Crna Gora/Црна Гора
North Macedonia / Северна Македонија
Norway / Norge
Serbia / Сpбија
Switzerland / Schweiz / Suisse / Svizzera
Turkey / Türkiye
Ukraine / Україна Oukraïna
Others
Eligible applicants Education and Training Centres, Research Institution, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, SMEs (between 10 and 249 employees), NGO / NPO, Start Up Company, University, Enterprise (more than 250 employees or not defined), Association
Project Partner Details

At least one legal entity established in an EU Member State or Horizon 2020 associated country. 

Recurring Call No
Project duration max 48 months
Financial details

The Commission considers that proposals requesting a contribution from the EU of around 4 million € would allow this specific challenge to be addressed appropriately. Nonetheless, this does not preclude submission and selection of proposals requesting other amounts.

 

EU funding rate: 100%

Submission

Electronic application here

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