Experts have selected 28 project proposals reaching the total amount of EUR 184.6 million of which 44.2% was designated to "Growing a low carbon, resource efficient economy with a sustainable supply of raw materials" (SC5), 28.1% to waste as a resource of raw materials, and 27.6% to water innovation. The results from the three calls have been disclosed to all applicants.
Proposals selected per topic
Among all the call topics of the two-stage 2014 call, the Water call leads with 13 selected projects. The success rate was the highest among proposals on “First application and market replication of near-market water solutions" (WATER 1a-2014): 39.2% of the proposals were selected for funding.
The 9 proposals of SC5 within research and innovation actions cover five different call topics ranging from advanced earth-system models to observation and monitoring data usable for ecosystem modelling and services.
Over 80% of the six selected projects among the 27 Waste proposals was designated to "Moving towards a circular economy through industrial symbiosis" (WASTE-1-2014), a topic with a 26.3% success rate.
Open funding opportunities
The European Commission is currently looking for research and innovation projects and coordination and support actions on SC5 (two-stage), SC5 (one-stage) , Waste (one-stage), Waste (two-stage), Water (one-stage), Water (two-stage) . Deadline for submission of funding proposals: 21 April 2015.