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The goal of the Individual Fellowships is to enhance the creative and innovative potential of experienced researchers, wishing to diversify their individual competence in terms of skill acquisition through advanced training, international and intersectoral mobility. Support is foreseen for individual, [...]

The COFUND scheme aims to stimulate regional, national or international programmes to foster excellence in researchers' training, mobility and career development, spreading the best practices of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions. This will be achieved by co-funding new or existing regional, [...]

CSP ERANET - Joint programming actions to foster innovative CSP solutions - is an ERANET Cofund action with the general objective of bridging the gap between the research phase and the commercial launch of Solar Concentrated Systems to stimulate a [...]

LIFE is the name of EU’s multiannual programme for Environment and Climate for the period 2014–2020. The LIFE programme is structured around two sub-programmes (each with specific thematic priority areas): LIFE Environment Environment and Resource Efficiency Nature and Biodiversity Environmental [...]

Proposals should focus on one or more of the following sectors:- existing public and private buildings including social housing, with the aim to significantly decrease energy consumption in heating/cooling and electricity;- energy efficiency of industry and service;- energy efficiency in [...]

Proposals should develop on of the following sub-topic:  A) Mainstreaming energy efficiency finance Proposals should address at least one of the following issues:- Development, demonstration and promotion of frameworks for the standardisation, aggregation and benchmarking of sustainable energy investments.- Capacity [...]

In order to substantially reduce the cost of large waterborne transport battery systems and cells for both marine and inland waterway transport applications, proposals should address all of the following aspects: with respect to waterborne transport, research and develop a [...]

 The objective is to develop and demonstrate optimised innovative battery storage systems based on hybridisation. Focus should be on cell and stack design, on advanced battery management systems and on highlevel, hybrid storage control systems. The hybrid storage systems may [...]

Proposals will have to address all of the following technical areas for passenger car applications: Design of advanced battery packs and systems satisfying lightweighting, crashworthiness, electrical and thermal requirements using advanced lightweight materials improved packaging, integration and modularity while considering [...]

The objective is to develop and validate or demonstrate innovative next-generation battery technologies for stationary energy storage that have a low cost, high safety, high depth of discharge, and high cycle life and efficiency. Solutions must include the integration of [...]

Proposals are expected to bring solutions to: bridge the gap between phytoremediation strategies and clean liquid biofuel production; optimise energy crops for phytoremediation by targeting different classes of known soil pollutants and integrate in the conversion process to biofuels a [...]

The actions should generate one or more new test rig prototype devices including novel test procedures that should be used by multiple ocean energy technology developers, and facilitate design convergence. This will support improved testing of low TRL wave or [...]

Proposals are expected to address one or more of the following research areas for offshore wind which have been identified in the SET-Plan Implementation Plan: Atmospheric multi-scale flow modelling; Understanding and modelling key uncertainties and physical phenomena of offshore wind [...]

Proposals will develop next generation renewable fuels for energy and transport, which improve substantially (beyond the state-of-the-art), the performance regarding energy efficiency as well as cost of the conversion of direct renewable energy (e.g., sunlight) or renewable electricity and /or [...]

Proposals will address novel non-mechanical drilling technologies required for applications on all types of geological formations and with the ability to reach cost-effectively greater depths and higher temperatures (i.e. beyond 5 km and 250°C) or develop new mechanical-drilling operation technologies [...]

Projects shall focus on converting renewable energy sources into an energy vector, or the direct application of renewable energy sources. This topic calls for bottom-up proposals addressing any renewable technology currently in the early phases of research. Activities also might [...]

The challenge is to prototyping, demonstration and validation in real settings of an innovative, cost-effective, portable, smart hyperspectral sensing system operating in the visible to mid-infrared spectral range, for pollution detection in environmental sensing applications. Budget: betweeen EUR 4 and 7 [...]

The objective of this topic is to support the development and implementation of a comprehensive industrial strategy for photonics in Europe which strengthens the links to the end user industries. The action should include the development of strategic technology road-maps, [...]

Proposals should develop one of the following themes:  - 3D light field and holographic displays: Actions should develop innovative photonics components and systems which enable 3D light field or holographic displays for use in mixed-reality applications such as automotive, healthcare, [...]

OBJECTIVES OF THE FUNDING PROGRAMGenetics is currently one of the important levers for efficient livestock production, not only to increase performance and productivity, but also to ensure resilience and to reduce resource use and environmental impact, to ensure health and [...]