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July-August 2022

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Calls and opportunities
Horizon Europe: EUR 283 million of funding available for Energy and Mobility R&I projects

Apply by 6 September for the EUR 283 million of Horizon Europe funding available for Energy and Mobility R&I projects

Innovation Fund small-scale call is open until 31 August

Less than two months to apply to the second small-scale call for innovative cleantech projects. Apply by 31 August for the EUR 100 million available under the call.

Nearly EUR 100 million available for funding Clean Energy Transition ideas

The LIFE Calls for proposals 2022 is open with a budget of EUR 98M for Clean Energy Transition projects. Find out more about the 18 dedicated topics and apply now!

Inspire your community to take clean energy action!

Planning an event on sustainable energy in the coming weekend and months? Register it as a EUSEW Sustainable Energy Day and tap into the knowledge, enthusiasm and expertise of the EUSEW community. Make your Sustainable Energy Day an event to remember with the help of our guide.

Upcoming events
Third PCI Energy Days: Save the date!

The PCI Energy Days 2022 will take place on 19 and 20 September in Brussels. The event will hold a policy conference and an exhibition dedicated to projects of common interest (PCIs), where promoters will have the chance to showcase their projects and share their experience on how to accelerate the development and construction of key PCIs for the achievement of EU energy and climate goals.

The fourth edition of the European Research and Innovation Day takes place virtually on 28-29 September 2022

Registrations are open for the European Commission’s annual flagship Research and Innovation event, bringing together policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs and the public to debate and shape the future of research and innovation in Europe and beyond.

Book your spot at EUSEW 2022 in Brussels or online

After two years as a fully virtual event, the European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) is back on 26-30 September in a new hybrid format, with speakers and participants attending in Brussels and online. Registrations are open for onsite and online attendance, with limited spaces for in-person participation: book now to guarantee your spot!

Covenant of Mayors Investment Forum - Energy Efficiency Finance Market Place 2022

Join us on 18 October in Brussels for the 2022 edition of the Covenant of Mayors Investment Forum - Energy Efficiency Finance Market Place, organised by the European Commission in collaboration with the Covenant of Mayors.

Programme news
Commission will invest over EUR 1.8 billion into 17 large-scale innovative cleantech projects under the Innovation Fund

The projects cover the four areas under the programme and are located in the Netherlands, Finland, Germany, France, Sweden, Poland, Bulgaria, Norway, and Iceland.

How the Innovation Fund is contributing to the EU Green Deal

CINEA presents the Innovation Fund Project Portfolio Dashboard. An intuitive and interactive reporting platform, allowing the viewer to discover the public data of the Innovation Fund signed projects

Bringing the Green Deal into our living spaces: LIFE and the #NewEuropeanBauhaus

The New European Bauhaus has sustainability, beauty and inclusiveness at its heart. These three principles can put Europe on a path to reach carbon neutrality by 2050. Check out how LIFE can make an important contribution.

Digitalisation in urban energy systems

Digitalisation can improve cities' liveability in multiple domains. Read our latest publication to find out more.

Projects' updates
Offshore Robotic Wind Turbine Blade Care System

CINEA staff recently met in Latvia with the lead project team of the Aerones company, a grantee of the 2019 SME Blue Economy call. Aerones is the epitome of the fast-growing and very creative start-up company, with a robust foothold in the market for the maintenance and repair of onshore wind turbines. Check out how it is now eyeing to tap into the offshore wind market.

Personalised virtual assistant boosting energy efficiency at home

H2020 project Eco-Bot unveils an innovative system that motivates consumers to manage energy more efficiently by providing personalised information on energy consumption using a chatbot.

The interconnection between Hungary and Slovenia in operation

The Slovenian and Hungarian Transmission System Operators announced that the physical connection between the two electricity systems was established on 30 June, as planned. The project overhead line Cirkovce – Pince and the substation Cirkovce received EU funding through CEF Energy grant.

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