Are you looking for EU funded Research and Innovation opportunities for a project idea in the field of Sustainable Construction?
Find here, among the many EU funding opportunities for companies, researchers and institutions willing to perform research and innovate in this sector, the relevant programmes to your RDI project.
I. Horizon 2020
Horizon 2020 is the 2014-2020 EU funding programme for Research and Innovation. It covers the whole research and innovation value chain, from big international collaborative research projects to smaller projects with a clear view on the market. Thematic work programmes set the priority topics for 2 years and every year calls for proposals are open for these pre-defined research and innovation topics. For topics falling under the SME instrument or the Fast Track to Innovation, calls for proposals are continously open with 3 or 4 cut-off dates per year.
Under Horizon 2020, Sustainable Construction stakeholders are addressed mostly in the work Programme of the following Societal Challenge:
- Societal Challenge 3 "Secure, clean and efficient energy" (energy efficiency Energy-efficient Buildings)
- Societal Challenge 5 "Climate action, resource efficiency and raw materials" (waste, water)
The Sustainable Construction sector will also find funding opportunities in the pillar "Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies" (LEIT) and in particular in the work programmes related to the following
Key Enabling Technologies:
Public-Private-Partnerships (PPP) Energy-efficient Buildings EEB benefit from a specific focus with dedicated calls for proposals, under the Societal Challenge 3 and LEIT Work Programmes and the PPP SPIRE (resource and energy efficient manufacturing process),.
For other specific instruments please see here.
EUROSTARS is a transnational funding scheme from the EUREKA Programme. Its aim is to help “R&D performing SMEs” whatever the sector to get their innovation faster to the market and lead international R&D projects. You can contact INNOVIRIS for more information. EUROSTARS-2 is open to all sectors. Discover it here.