Horizon 2020 Energy

Provides 1 - 5M € in subsidies for research, development, and demonstration within:

About Horizon 2020 Energy

With support from Horizon 2020 you will be able to conduct international research projects in support of EU policies for energy. With a successful application to the program, companies will receive:

  • 1-5M EUR for technology and product development
  • IPR - Intellectual Property Rights
  • A network of partners
  • Access to new markets
  • Technology and knowledge transfer

The purpose of Horizon 2020 Energy is to increase European competitiveness and create new jobs.

Possibilities with Horizon 2020 Energy

Horizon 2020 Energy offers opportunities for SMEs as well as large companies, regardless of industry and technological level. It offers interesting possibilities for traditional production companies as well as high-tech companies; the key factor is that the company is facing a technological challenge or has a project idea for the solution of a technological/societal challenge. With Horizon 2020 Energy, the company can receive co-financing from the EU for project research and development.

The overall theme in Horizon 2020 Energy calls is ‘Building a low-carbon, climate resilient future: Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy’. This includes topics such as:

  • Global leadership in renewables
  • Smart and clean energy for consumers
  • Smart citizen-centred energy system
  • Smart Cities and Communities
  • Enabling near-zero CO2 emissions from fossil fuel power plants and carbon intensive industries

In the cross-section between energy and ICT, the focus of ‘Transforming the Energy Sector Through Digitisation’ is central.

Requirements for Horizon 2020 Energy

There are three primary requirements for a project to be eligible for support from Horizon 2020 Energy:

  • Height of Innovation - the project/technology must be novel and solve a European energy problem.
  • Large market potential or socioeconomic impact - min. 100M EUR over 5 years.
  • The project demands three partners from three countries.

Upcoming deadlines

There are currently no calls under Horizon 2020 Energy.

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