Solar Cofund 2 Joint Call

Basic Information

SOLAR-ERA.NET Cofund 2 Joint Call topics are based on priorities identified in the Strategic Energy Technology (SET) Plan resp. in the subsequent Implementation Plans for PV and CSP that are available on the website and on SETIS (PV and CSP). They include strategic targets that shall serve as reference for this call and proposals to be submitted.

Network Solar Cofund 2
Aim of the joint call SOLAR-ERA.NET Cofund 2 will bring together 15 national organisations owning and / or managing major solar power research and innovation programmes throughout Europe, covering photovoltaics (PV) and concentrating solar power (CSP). The network of national and regional funding agencies should increase transnational cooperation between R&D and innovation programmes and contribute to the implementation of the Strategic Energy Technologies (SET-) Plan through specific transnational activities (especially joint calls).
Type of joint call Two Stages - Call with pre-proposals and full proposals submissions
Launch date 04/06/2018
Deadline Pre-Proposal 02/10/2018 Submitted proposal: 55
Deadline Full-Proposal 25/02/2019 Submitted proposal: 34
Evaluation End Date 31/05/2019 Successful proposal: n/a Proposals funded: 20
Is call co-funded? Yes
Call follow up funding n/a
Call reasons n/a
Research fields
  • Energy
Type of research n/a
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

Organisations Participating

Country Organisation
Austria Austrian Climate and Energy Fund (KLIEN)
Austria Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)
Belgium Fund for Subsidiary Economic and Innovation (Hermesfond)
Belgium Public Service of Wallonia (SPW)
Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation (RPF/IPE)
France Agency for Environment and Energy Management (ADEME)
France National Research Agency (ANR)
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)
Italy Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR)
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)