1st Joint Call 2020 (MICall20) on digital transformation for green energy transition

Basic Information

The Joint Programming Platform Smart Energy Systems (JPP SES) in collaboration with the global initiative Mission Innovation is pleased to announce the Joint Call 2020 (MICall20) on digital transformation for green energy transition. Together with the supporting activities "Validation Network with Living Labs and Testbeds” and "Associated Partner Network with Digital Platform Providers”, the launch of this Joint Call completes the successful start of the JPP SES Focus Initiative on digitalisation of the energy system (EnerDigit).

Network EnerDigit
Website https://www.eranet-smartenergysystems.eu/Calls/EnerDigit_Calls_funding/Joint_Call_2020
Aim of the joint call The overall aim of the Joint Call 2020 is to support transnational research and innovation activities, unleashing the potential of digital transformation for a sustainable energy society. By accelerating the implementation, adaption and knowledge creation of digital solutions also in energy systems and networks, this call supports the following objectives: • Advance the green energy transition in all sectors of the energy system while ensuring security of supply • Shaping new transnational business and investment opportunities by sector coupling and development of new value chains in innovative and cost-effective energy solutions, thereby creating new employment opportunities and contributing to the development of an environmentally sustainable financial growth • Ensuring social sustainability and coherence with digitalisation in other sectors in the progression of the green energy transition
Type of joint call Two Stages - Call with pre-proposals and full proposals submissions
Launch date 14/12/2020
Deadline Pre-Proposal 17/02/2021 Submitted proposal: 159
Deadline Full-Proposal 06/05/2021 Submitted proposal: 86
Evaluation End Date 25/11/2021 Successful proposal: 54 Proposals funded: 21
Is call co-funded? Yes
Call follow up funding n/a
Call reasons n/a
Research fields
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Materials
  • Socio-economics sciences and humanities
  • Transport
Type of research n/a
Target groups
  • Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)
  • Public Research Organisations (PROs)
  • SME (Small and Medium Enterprises)
  • Large Corporations
  • Other: public agency, local/regional authority, energy grid manager/owner, company, building owner etc.
Participating networks n/a

Organisations Participating

Country Organisation
Austria Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)
Denmark Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program (EUDP)
Finland Business Finland (BF)
Germany Project Management Juelich / Research Centre Juelich (PTJ/FZJ)
India Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology (DST)
Israel Ministry of National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources (MoE-IL)
Latvia State Education Development Agency (VIAA)
Morocco Research Institute for Solar Energy and New Energies (IRESEN)
Nordic Countries Nordic Energy Research (NER)
Norway Research Council of Norway (RCN)
Poland National Centre for Research and Development (NCBiR)
Romania Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding (UEFISCDI)
Spain Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI)
Sweden Swedish Energy Agency (SWEA)
Switzerland Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications (DETEC)
Türkiye The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)
United Kingdom Scottish Enterprise (SEN)

Funded Projects

Acronym Title Start End No. partners
ADRENALIN dAta-DRivEN smArt buiLdINgs: data sandbox, competitions, imp... 01/04/2022 01/04/2025 12
AI-flex Autonomous AI for cellular energy systems increasing flexibi... 01/06/2022 31/05/2025 7
AISOP AI-assisted grid situational awareness and operational plann... 01/03/2022 28/02/2025 11
BioLens BioLens 03/01/2022 31/10/2022 3
DIEGO Digital Energy Path for Planning and Operation of sustainabl... 01/03/2022 31/08/2024 12
DIGICITIES Urban Digital Layers to Support the Energy Transition of Cit... 01/03/2022 01/03/2025 11
DIWIEN Digitalization of water supply infrastructure to optimize th... 01/01/2022 31/12/2024 11
DigIPlat Digital Solutions for Interoperability of Flexibility Platfo... 01/04/2022 31/03/2025 7
DigiCiti DIGItal energy solutions promoting social innovation, CIrcul... 01/06/2022 31/05/2025 7
FinSESCo Fintech Platform Solution for Sustainable Energy System Intr... 01/05/2022 31/12/2024 10
GAMES Grid Aware Mobility and Energy Sharing 01/01/2022 30/06/2024 15
GENTE Distributed Governance for green ENergy communiTiEs 01/04/2022 31/03/2024 14
HydroG(re)EnergY-Env New technology to produce hydrogen from Renewable Energy Sou... 15/03/2022 15/03/2024 8
LASAGNE digitaL frAmework for SmArt Grid and reNewable Energie 01/04/2022 31/03/2025 8
OWGRE Optimized weather-related green energy production and consum... 01/01/2022 31/12/2024 6
OpenGIS4ET Open Geographic Information System for Energy Transition 01/02/2022 31/01/2025 14
RESili8 Resilience for Cyber-Physical Energy Systems 01/04/2022 31/03/2025 9
ReliaREN-Pro Reliability of Long Term Renewable Energy Production based o... 01/01/2022 31/12/2024 7
STRATA Smart Transformation for Resilience And community services T... 01/03/2022 28/02/2025 10
SmartGEM Smart Digital Solution for Local Green Energy Management 01/01/2022 30/12/2024 5