OCEANERA-NET Cofund Call Joint Call 2019

Basic Information

The scope of the call is needs-driven research addressing an ocean energy technology area (Wave Energy, Tidal and Ocean Currents, Tidal Range, Salinity Gradient, or Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion). The scope of the proposed research should be relevant for more than one country, with clear added value from transnational collaboration. The participation of at least one industrial partner in the consortium is mandatory. Projects involving small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are particularly encouraged.

Website https://www.oceancofund.eu/joint-calls
Aim of the joint call The aim of the OCEANERA-NET COFUND Joint Call 2019 is to support transnational, collaborative projects to develop, demonstrate and validate innovative technologies for ocean energy, which contribute to improved performance, reliability and survivability and reduction in the levelised cost of energy (LCOE).
Type of joint call Two Stages - Call with pre-proposals and full proposals submissions
Launch date 08/01/2019
Deadline Pre-Proposal 01/03/2019 Submitted proposal: 10
Deadline Full-Proposal 05/04/2019 Submitted proposal: 6
Evaluation End Date 01/10/2019 Successful proposal: 5 Proposals funded: 3
Is call co-funded? No
Call follow up funding n/a
Call reasons n/a
Research fields
  • Energy
Type of research
  • Applied Research
  • Pre-competitive 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
EVOLVE Economic Value of Ocean Energy 01/01/2021 31/12/2022 6
SeaSnake Fully Dynamic Medium Voltage Cables for Ocean Energy 01/04/2020 01/04/2022 11
WEC4Ports A Hybrid Wave Energy Convertor for Ports 02/03/2020 28/02/2023 4