Call summary and aims
The Research Fund for Coal and Steel (RFCS) supports innovative research in the coal and steel sectors. The RFCS was created in 2002 - on expiry of the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) Treaty. Yearly interests on the assets of the ECSC, some € 50 million a year, are used to fund the research. While complementary to the EU's H2020 Framework Programme, RFCS is managed outside of it and is, from a financial point of view, a unique concept. Steel and coal (and their entire production and utilisation cycle) are key areas for the continuous sustainable economic development of Europe.
26 February 2015 18:20
The total number of proposals submitted under this call before 15 September 2014 was 193 (37 to the topic Coal and 156 to the topic Steel).
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