“The EU has been at the forefront of addressing the root causes of climate change and strengthening a concerted global response to it in the framework of the Paris Agreement. Today’s report is a remarkable endeavour of scientists to inform policy-makers worldwide and society at large. EU-funded research provided indispensable input to this undertaking. We would like to thank the scientists for their outstanding work in delivering this timely report.”
From 2 October to 7 October, the opinion of the Energy configuration (SC3) of the Horizon 2020 Programme Committee on the selection of 4 proposals submitted under call H2020-LC-SC3-2018-ES-SCC (batch 1) for EU funding is requested.
Apply for funding for your project focusing on smart cities, contributing to a smart energy system or developing renewable energy technologies and bringing them to the market. Depending on the call, the deadlines are 11/12/2018 or 05/02/2019.
GOT ENERGY TALENT (GET) is meant to be a highly competitive, merit-based fellowship programme aimed at attracting postdoctoral talent in the field of smart energy. GET will offer a total of 34 fellowships equally distributed in 2 calls. The first call opened on the 2nd of July 2018. The second one is planned for Spring 2019.
The successful projects will receive a total of nearly €96 million. They will focus on smart city solutions, develop integrated local energy systems, test innovative smart grid services and work on biofuels for industrial installations.
Today, in the context of the European Union’s High Level Conference on Sustainable Finance, and three months after the One Planet Summit in Paris, further progress of the Global Urbis partnership and two new calls to cities and financial investors were announced.
The European Commission is making €200 million of funding available for projects in the areas of electricity, smart grids, cross-border carbon dioxide network and gas infrastructure, as part of the first call for proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Energy in 2018. The money is intended for projects that will strengthen the EU’s internal energy market, enhance security of energy supply, and help make Europe’s clean energy transition a reality. The call for proposals will be open until 26 April 2018.