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Latest announcements and developments related to the Fund.

Policy development

The Innovation Fund is one of the world’s largest funding programmes for the demonstration of innovative low-carbon technologies.

Legal framework

The Innovation Fund was established by Article 10a(8) of Directive 2003/87/EC to support across all Member States innovation in low-carbon technologies and processes.

Large-scale projects

‘Large-scale’ are projects with a capital expenditure above EUR 7.5 million.

Small-scale projects

‘Small-scale’ are projects with total capital costs below EUR 7.5 million.

Innovation Fund Expert Group

The Innovation Fund calls for proposals are prepared with the active involvement of the Innovation Fund Expert Group.

Events and webinars

The European Commission and/or CINEA organise regularly events and webinars on the Innovation Fund for presenting lessons learned or relevant policy developments.

National Contact Points

The list of National Contact Points for the Innovation Fund, who are available to provide further information on the Fund and in particular its interactions with national funding instruments and other EU programmes