108 innovative projects will get support from the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot to bring their innovations faster onto the market. The total amount to be distributed to the projects under the EIC Accelerator and the Fast Track to Innovation strands of the EIC pilot is €210.216 million.
INEA has received 185 project proposals by the deadline of 27 August for seven topics focused on renewable energy solutions and on enabling near-zero emissions from fossil fuel power plants and carbon intensive industries.
The deadline of this year’s Horizon 2020 energy efficiency call is quickly approaching and many applicants are putting the finishing touches to their proposals, in order to submit them by 10 September. We suggest some final checks that could be overlooked when rushing after information from partners, calculating budgets and finalising work packages.
The EIC Accelerator offers optional equity investment in addition to a grant to small companies that want to put their breakthrough innovations on the market. Innovative companies can apply for a grant or up to 17.5 million in combined grant and equity financing to scale-up quickly and effectively. Read the Investment Guidelines for Applicants to know how!
The 2020 energy efficiency call of the Horizon 2020 Work Programme was presented on Thursday 27 June – the third day of the Energy Info Day organised in Brussels by the European Commission’s Executive Agencies, EASME and INEA. The presentations are now published. Before leaving on holidays, make sure you download them all!
If you are working on your proposal for funding for energy efficiency under the Horizon 2020 call, this article is for you! We collected and put together a number of steps and tips from EASME experts to help you focus on the most important elements.
The agenda includes items related to energy & climate, digital, transport and internal market policy.
Kosovo, which relies for its energy on coal, will benefit from cleaner, more reliable energy from the first large-scale wind farm in the country. The EBRD is supporting the wind farm at Kitka in the east of Kosovo with an €18 million loan.
Information days on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020, Challenge “Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials” – 2020 calls – will take place on 16 and 17 September 2019 in Brussels.