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European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency
Innovation Fund

Deploying innovative net-zero technologies for climate neutrality

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€40 billion
From 2020 - 2030
Based on a carbon price of 75 €/tonne
€6.5 billion
In EU funding
Awarded to projects so far
106 projects
Awarded projects
Across EEA countries

The Innovation Fund, financed by EU Emissions Trading System revenues, is one of the world’s largest funding programmes for the demonstration of innovative low-carbon technologies. The Fund focuses on highly innovative clean technologies and big flagship projects with European added value that can bring significant emission and greenhouse gas reductions.

Innovation Fund projects cover a wide range of innovative technologies in areas such as energy- intensive industries, renewables, energy storage, net-zero mobility and buildings, hydrogen, and carbon capture, use and storage. They are located in the EU, Liechtenstein, Iceland, and Norway.


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group picture of the LSC2022 projects at the Cleantech conference
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39 new, groundbreaking cleantech projects selected under the 2022 Innovation Fund large-scale call gathered for the first time with the European Climate Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA) and the Directorate-General for Climate Action at the Cleantech Conference in Brussels.

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