SOLAR-ERA.NET Transnational Calls PV1 and CSP1

Basic Information

Aim of the joint call The general objective of the SOLAR-ERA.NET transnational calls is: i) to seek new and complementary RTD and innovation projects in the field of solar electricity technologies ii) to strengthen the international collaboration in the field of solar power RTD and innovation and therewith improve the effectiveness and efficiency of regional and national programmes iii) to contribute both to European industry competitiveness and to its innovation capability
Type of joint call Two Stages - Call with pre-proposals and full proposals submissions
Launch date 04/03/2013
Deadline Pre-Proposal 15/05/2013 Submitted proposal: 60
Deadline Full-Proposal 09/10/2013 Submitted proposal: 21
Evaluation End Date 31/12/2013 Successful proposal: n/a Proposals funded: 9
Is call co-funded? No
Call follow up funding
  • There are mechanisms in place to monitor technical progress
Call reasons
  • Achieving critical mass
  • Addressing global issues
  • Access to expertise from different countries
  • Addressing specific scientific and technological issues
  • Addressing specific policy issues
  • Other
Research fields
  • Energy
  • Information and communication technologies
  • Industrial production
  • Materials
  • Nanosciences and nanotechnologies
Type of research
  • Applied Research
  • Pre-competitive research
  • Other
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
Austria Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)
Belgium Agency for Innovation by Science and Technology (IWT)
Belgium Public Service of Wallonia (SPW)
Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation (RPF/IPE)
Denmark (Energinet)
Finland Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (TEKES)
France Agency for Environment and Energy Management (ADEME)
Germany Project Management Energy, Technology, Sustainability / Research Centre Juelich (PT ETN)
Germany Project Management Juelich / Research Centre Juelich (PTJ/FZJ)
Netherlands Agentschap NL (NL Agency)
Poland National Centre for Research and Development (NCBiR)
Spain Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (MINECO)
Sweden Swedish Energy Agency (SWEA)
Switzerland Federal Office of Energy (SFOE/BFE)
Turkey The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)
United Kingdom The Technology Strategy Board (TSB)