EIC Transition Challenges 2021

Innovative technologies for efficient, low-cost, sustainable, compact and flexible energy harvesting, conversion and storage are crucial to reach the Green Deal targets of decarbonised energy systems while achieving the transition to secure and affordable energy.


EU-funded early-stage research on innovative energy technologies is uncovering unique opportunities for systems integration of advanced and sustainable energy harvesting and storage technologies.


Expected call opening date
  • 19 May 2021
Deadline to submit applications applications
  • 22 September 2021
Starting of projects
  • 2022
Total EU Budget for the year
  • 40,5M€
Average budget per project
  • 2.5M€
Number of projects to be funded
  • 16
  • Member States and eligible non-EU countries – associated countries and low and middle income countries
Target applicants
  • * A single company classified as a SME and established within a Member State or an Associated Country; * A single company classified as a ‘Small mid-cap’ (up to 500 employees) established in a Member State or an Associated Country; * One or more natural persons (including individual entrepreneurs) or legal entities
Main stakeholders
  • N/A

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