Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

Over €404 M requested by applicants in H2020 energy calls

Creation date: September 10, 2018

The evaluation of 98 submitted project proposals will be finished by 6 Feb 2019. The available budget is €56 M.

INEA has received 98 project proposals in the latest round of the Horizon 2020 Low-Carbon energy calls for funding projects that closed last week. Over €404 M was requested by applicants, the total available budget is €56 M. According to estimates, 12 to 15 projects may be funded through these funds (indicative).

Successful projects will focus on developing technologies for capturing, storing and conversion of CO2 and contribute to the transition to clean energy through researching its social aspects, modelling, building education and research capabilities and focusing on coal-intensive regions.

Call identifier Scope Total budget Submitted proposals Requested budget
LC-SC3-NZE-1-2018 Advanced CO2 capture technologies €20 M 15 €126.77 M
LC-SC3-NZE-2-2018 Conversion of captured CO2 €12 M 32 €125.9 M
LC-SC3-NZE-3-2018 Strategic planning for CCUS development €3 M 3 €9.03 M
LC-SC3-CC-1-2018-2019-2020 Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) aspects of the Clean-Energy Transition €10 M 22 €58.25 M
LC-SC3-CC-2-2018 Modelling in support to the transition to a Low-Carbon Energy System in Europe €5 M 10 €47.14 M
LC-SC3-CC-5-2018 Research, innovation and educational capacities for energy transition €4 M 8 €23.77 M
LC-SC3-CC-6-2018 Transition in coal intensive regions €2 M 8 €13.78 M


The results of the evaluation will be known no later than 6 February 2019. The selection of projects will be carried out by external independent experts. These evaluators are drawn from the European Commission's database.

The Commission is looking to expand the database through a call for experts covering a very broad range of fields. If you fit the profile and would like to be considered for evaluations, please sign up in the Participant Portal.

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More info:
Call opening announcement