Creation date: December 3, 2019
Four next-generation batteries topics under the 2018-2020 Horizon 2020 Work Programme were open for application as of 3 December. They made available EU funding of €90 million.
The projects are selected for funding in a single-stage evaluation. The new extended deadline to submit a proposal was 28 April 2020.
Building a Low-Carbon, Climate Resilient Future: Next-Generation Batteries brings together research and innovation efforts on the next generations of batteries from various parts of Horizon 2020.
|Call Reference||Description||Estimated Budget|
|LC-BAT-8-2020 (ENERGY)||Next-generation batteries for stationary energy storage||€20 million|
|LC-BAT-9-2020 (ENERGY)||Hybridisation of battery systems for stationary energy storage||€10 million|
|LC-BAT-10-2020 (TRANSPORT)||Next generation and realisation of battery packs for BEV and PHEV||€40 million|
|LC-BAT-11-2020 (TRANSPORT)||Reducing the cost of large batteries for waterborne transport||€20 million|
Applicants had to submit their proposal electronically, following the link from the topic's page on the Funding opportunities portal. They were instructed to follow the guidelines on proposal submission and evaluation.
For all questions related to Horizon 2020, please contact the Research Enquiry Service.
The requirements for submitting a project proposal were detailed in the relevant documents published on individual call page. Please consult also the general annexes of the H2020 Work Programme for 2018-2020 for general rules on funding, such as the list of countries that can apply for funding, standard eligibility criteria, submission rules, types of projects and their funding rates and other useful information.
The submitted proposals are evaluated by independent experts drawn from the European Commission's database of external evaluators. Applicants will receive the evaluation results at the latest five months after the submission deadline. Grant agreements will be signed with the successful applicants within eight months after the submission deadline.