€114 million available under Horizon 2020 for next-generation batteries projects
The "Building a Low-Carbon, Climate Resilient Future: Next-Generation Batteries" call for proposals is open for applications as of now until 25 April 2019. It makes available €114 million in seven battery-related topics.
The call for proposals brings together research and innovation efforts on the next generations of batteries from various parts of Horizon 2020, including both transport and energy research in seven battery-related topics
The final decision about which projects will receive EU funding will be known by the end of September 2019 at the latest.
The topics for application are:
|Call identifier||Topic||Indicative budget|
|LC-BAT-1-2019||Strongly improved, highly performant and safe all solid state batteries for electric vehicles||€25 million|
|LC-BAT-2-2019||Strengthening EU materials technologies for non-automotive battery storage||€24 million|
|LC-BAT-3-2019||Modelling and simulation for Redox Flow Battery development||€5 million|
|LC-BAT-4-2019||Advanced Redox Flow Batteries for stationary energy storage||€15 million|
|LC-BAT-5-2019||Research and innovation for advanced Li-ion cells (generation 3b)||€30 million|
|LC-BAT-6-2019||Li-ion Cell Materials & Transport Modelling||€13 million|
|LC-BAT-7-2019||Network of Li-ion cell pilot lines||€2 million|
What are the requirements for participation?
The requirements for submitting a research proposal are detailed in the relevant call documents published on each topic page. Please also consult the General Annexes (pdf) of the H2020 Work Programme for 2018-2020 for rules on funding, such as the list of countries that can apply for funding, standard eligibility criteria, submission rules, types of projects and their funding rates and other useful information.
How to apply?
Applicants have to submit their proposal electronically, following the link from the topic page on the Funding & tender opportunities portal. Please follow the guidelines on proposal submission and evaluation (pdf). For all questions related to Horizon 2020, please contact the Research Enquiry Service.