The European Commission has launched 3 Horizon Prizes in the area of energy which will contribute to the objectives of both the Energy Union and the Strategic Energy Technology (SET) Plan: low carbon energy technologies, greater sustainability and efficiency, increased energy security and decarbonisation of the European economy.
The total budget of the 3 prizes of €3.25 million is funded under Horizon 2020.
- The €750.000 Horizon Prize Photovoltaics meets history will award the best architectural and aesthetical design for a photovoltaic energy system combined with the optimal technical solution able to face the constraints in integrating photovoltaic energy sources in historical urban districts. Deadline: 26 September 2018
- The €1 million Horizon Prize Low carbon hospital intends to reward solutions integrating several technologies allowing a n uninterruptable 100% renewable energy sources for heat and power generation in hospital buildings. Deadline: 3 April 2019.
- The €1.5 million Horizon Prize CO2 reuse will go to the innovative product contributing to net emissions reductions by reusing carbon dioxide (CO2).
More info (including rules of participation) here
Official press release here
NCP for H2020 Energy and Space