The funding will be granted for projects aiming to reduce the carbon footprint of energy production, improve energy efficiency and develop solar, wind, biomass or geothermal technologies. Proposals may address the following issues:
- meeting the world’s growing fossil fuel needs, while minimising carbon footprint;
- developing diverse clean energy sources in addition to fossil fuels;
- improving efficiency of energy use in all consumer and industrial applications;
- keeping Europe’s market leadership against worldwide competition;
- building a sustainable and effective energy system through interactions between technology and society.
Projects must clearly show technical innovation, and have a strong market and exploitation orientation.
Proposals are welcome from consortia comprised of at least two industrial companies from two different EUREKA member countries. The active participation of research institutes or universities is strongly encouraged.
Funding is granted via EUREKA countries' national programmes.
Besides EU countries, also Norway, Russian Federation, Iceland, Canada, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Switzerland, Serbia, Israel, Korea, Monaco, Macedonia, San Marino, Turkey, Ukraine, South Africa, Montenegro are eligible to apply.
For more information, visit the Eurogia2020 web site.