27 new Horizon 2020 projects in the pipeline

The European Commission has selected 27 proposals for funding under Horizon 2020’s Societal Challenge “Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials”.

The new projects will receive an EU contribution of about EUR 123 million. They were chosen from among 133 proposals which had been submitted by 7 March 2017 in reply to Horizon 2020 call for proposals. Most projects selected for funding are in the field of climate services and decarbonisation (10) and raw materials (8).

Grant agreements are now being prepared for signature so that the new projects are ready to be launched as of December 2017.

Successful applicants to two-stage calls for proposals were invited to submit full proposal by 5 September 2017.

Further environment projects will be selected through the two-stage calls for proposals of Societal Challenge “Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials”. Of the 268 draft proposals submitted by 7 March, 82 passed the first stage of evaluation and applicants were invited to submit a full proposal by 5 September 2017.

Background information:

New project catalog published

A revised version of the document presenting an overview of projects financed by the Societal Challenge ‘Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials’, which includes the results of the 2016 calls has been pubblished recently from EU Commission. It’s possible download the catalog at the following link: http://ec.europa.eu/research/environment/pdf/research_and_innovation_sc5_projects_2014-2016.pdf

The 218 projects resulting from the 2014, 2015 and 2016 calls for proposals in the Societal Challenge ‘Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials’ are here briefly presented. All together, the 218 projects are mobilising resources totalling around EUR 1,392 million, of which more than EUR 1,092 million as EU funding. The projects could last up to 5 years duration.

The calls launched in 2014, 2015 and 2016 focussed on investing in systemic innovation by promoting resource efficiency for a greener and competitive economy as a key part of smart, inclusive and sustainable growth.

H2020-CIRC-2016-TwoStage, first stage – call updates

The evaluation of first stage proposals is now complete. The coordinators of proposals who failed to pass to the second stage have been informed in writing, and have each received an Evaluation Summary Report (ESR) setting out scores and comments.
The “Flash info” published on the Participant Portal shows the key statistics related to this call, including number of proposals submitted, the number evaluated, and the number passing the thresholds and thus invited to the second stage.
For successful first stage applicants, it is important to uphold the principle of equal treatment, and to ensure that all have a chance to benefit from the comments of experts. Therefore, instead of an ESR, this generalised feedback is provided now to all applicants invited to submit a full proposal at the second stage. You are kindly requested to take this feedback into account when preparing your full proposal.
At the second stage you have a chance to address or clarify issues that should convince the second stage experts. Some or all of these experts may not be the same as those who reviewed your outline proposal

Continue reading H2020-CIRC-2016-TwoStage, first stage – call updates

The European Commission has received 333 proposals for projects in the areas of climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials by the call deadline on 8 March 2016.

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In April, independent expert panels will evaluate the proposals selecting the best ones for funding. The Commission will then inform all applicants – within five months of the call deadline – whether or not their proposal has been successful.

Applicants who answered to a two-stage call will be informed in May of the outcome of the remote review: those invited to submit a full proposal will have to do so by 6 September 2016.

A detailed overview of the proposals submitted per call topic is available for download.

More info: https://ec.europa.eu/easme/en/news/333-environment-project-proposals-seek-horizon-2020-funding