ACT Joint Call

Basic Information

The intention of ACT is to facilitate the emergence of CCS. ACT aims at accelerating and maturing CCS technology through financing targeted innovation and research activities. ACT will address the technological challenges as pinpointed in point 2 above and also finance social and economic research that is directly related to the ACT main aim and that is implemented together with, and related to technical research in a project supported by ACT.

Network ACT
Aim of the joint call Nine European countries are joining forces and making funds available for research and innovation actions related to CO2 Capture and Storage (CCS). The initiative is called ACT – Accelerating CCS Technologies. The ambition of ACT is to facilitate the emergence of CCS via transnational funding aimed at accelerating and maturing CCS technology application through targeted innovation and research activities.
Type of joint call Two Stages - Call with pre-proposals and full proposals submissions
Launch date 07/06/2016
Deadline Pre-Proposal 07/09/2016 Submitted proposal: 38
Deadline Full-Proposal 16/01/2017 Submitted proposal: 20
Evaluation End Date 31/03/2017 Successful proposal: 8 Proposals funded: 8
Is call co-funded? Yes
Call follow up funding n/a
Call reasons n/a
Research fields
  • Energy
Type of research
  • Basic research
  • Applied Research
Target groups
  • Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)
  • Public Research Organisations (PROs)
  • Private and Semi-private Research and Technology Organisations (RTOs)
  • SME (Small and Medium Enterprises)
  • Large Corporations
Participating networks n/a

Funded Projects

Acronym Title Start End No. partners
3D-CAPS Three dimensional Printed Capture Materials for Productivity... 01/09/2017 31/12/2019 6
ACORN ACORN 01/09/2017 31/08/2020 7
ALIGN Accelerating Low carboN Industrial Growth trough CCUS: ALIGN... 01/09/2017 31/08/2020 34
DETECT Determining the risk of CO2 leakage along fractures in capro... 01/09/2019 01/09/2020 4
ECO-BASE Establishing CO2 enhanced Oil recovery Business Advantages i... 31/08/2017 30/09/2020 7
ELEGANCY Enabling a Low-Carbon Economy via Hydrogen and CCS 31/08/2017 31/08/2020 23
GasTech Demonstration of Gas Switching Technology for Accelerated Sc... 31/08/2017 30/09/2020 7
Pre-ACT Pressure control and conformance management for safe and eff... 31/08/2017 30/09/2020 10