Solar Cofund 2 Additional Joint Call 2019

Basic Information

Network Solar Cofund 2
Aim of the joint call The following topics are part the SOLAR-ERA.NET Cofund 2 Additional Joint Call: A) Advanced industrial PV technologies; B) Emerging PV technologies; C) Building and infrastructure integrated PV; D) Operation, diagnosis and system integration of PV plants; E) CSP low cost and next generation technologies. The SOLAR-ERA.NET Cofund 2 Additional Joint Call is carried out by national / regional research and technology development (RTD) and innovation programmes and national / regional funding agencies in the field of solar electricity generation, i.e. photovoltaics (PV) and concentrating solar power (CSP) / solar thermal electricity (STE).
Type of joint call Two Stages - Call with pre-proposals and full proposals submissions
Launch date 07/10/2019
Deadline Pre-Proposal 29/01/2020 Submitted proposal: 37
Deadline Full-Proposal 25/05/2020 Submitted proposal: 22
Evaluation End Date 30/06/2020 Successful proposal: 9 Proposals funded: 9
Is call co-funded? No
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
  • Other
Participating networks n/a

Organisations Participating

Country Organisation
Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Austria Austrian Climate and Energy Fund (KLIEN)
Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation (RPF/IPE)
Germany Project Management Energy, Technology, Sustainability / Research Centre Juelich (PT ETN)
Germany Project Management Juelich / Research Centre Juelich (PTJ/FZJ)
Greece General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT)
Israel Ministry of National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources (MoE-IL)
Netherlands Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO)
Spain Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI)
Spain Spanish State Research Agency (AEI)
Sweden Swedish Energy Agency (SWEA)
Switzerland Federal Office of Energy (SFOE/BFE)
Turkey The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)

Funded Projects

Acronym Title Start End No. partners
AID4PV UAV-based decision-making and modular approach to support PV... 01/03/2021 31/08/2023 3
Bussard Busbarless solar cells with passivated contacts for Next Gen... 01/02/2021 31/01/2024 8
HIPER XL HIgh-Efficiency Si PERovskite Tandem Solar Cells eXtra Large 6
ORION Organic Photovoltaic Greenhouse 30/12/2021 29/06/2023 5
PEROSOLAR Development of Efficient, Stable and Pb-Free Perovskite Sola... 01/11/2020 01/11/2023 5
PV40+ Pv module with an enhanced lifetime of more than 40 years an... 01/10/2020 30/09/2023 5
PrOperPhotoMiLe Towards Prediction of Operational Lifetime of Perovskite Pho... 01/01/2021 31/12/2023 7
S3 Smart Solar System 01/04/2021 31/12/2023 5
SUNSETS Modular Control Systems for Maximising Solar Energy Utilisat... 30/12/2021 29/06/2023 4