KIC InnoEnergy 2016

From 2016-06-01 00:00:00 to 2016-10-11 00:00:00

KIC InnoEnergy is the European company promoting innovation, entrepreneurship and education in sustainable energy by bringing together academics, businesses and research institutes. KIC InnoEnergy invests in businesses and help develop innovative products, services, and solutions that have high commercial potential. KIC InnoEnergy also provide access to a deep pool of complementary skills and resources, and connect them to markets and commercial opportunities across Europe. This call is aimed at consortia trying to develop an innovative product or service which could be ready to go to market within less than five years. Consortium must consist of at least three, but no more than seven, European partners from both the research and industry sectors (KIC InnoEnergy can provide a “matchmaking service” to help you find suitable consortia members if required) and needs to be made up of partners from, at least, two different countries and, at least, one of the companies commercialising the product or service must be involved in the project from the beginning. Applicants should aim at developing an innovative product or service which could be ready to go to market within less than five years and must have successfully carried out a proof of concept (pilot or type test validation), corresponding to a Technology Readiness Level greater or equal to five (TRL >= 5). Application Timeline:First Intake:* 15 January 2016: Call for Innovations – Opens!* 4 April 2016: Deadline for submitting proposals for the Call for Innovation Proposals (CIP) 2016* 19-22 April 2016: Presentation of the proposals to the Thematic Field Level Assessment Committee (TLAC). * 17-18 May 2016: Presentation of the proposals to the KIC InnoEnergy Level Assessment Committee (KLAC).* 31 May 2016: Successful applications announced.Second Intake: * 1 June 2016: Call for Innovations – Opens!* 11 October 2016: Deadline for submitting proposals for the Call for Innovation Proposals (CIP) 2016* 31 October – 4 November 2016: Presentation of the proposals to the Thematic Field Level Assessment Committee (TLAC). * 8 – 9 December 2016: Presentation of the proposals to the KIC InnoEnergy Level Assessment Committee (KLAC).* 19 December 2016: Successful applications announced.

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