As the successor of the NER300 programme, the Innovation Fund improves the risk-sharing for projects by giving more funding in a more flexible way through a simpler selection process and is also open to projects from energy-intensive industries.
The EU Innovation Fund is one of the world’s largest funding programmes for the demonstration of innovative low-carbon technologies and will contribute to greenhouse gas reduction.
The EU Innovation Fund focuses on highly innovative technologies and big flagship projects with European value added that can bring significant emission reductions.
The EU Innovation Fund support is available to projects located in all EU Member States, Norway and Iceland.
The Commission Delegated Regulation on the EU Innovation Fund provides the overall framework for its operation.
Knowledge sharing is an essential part the Innovation Fund because it supports the replication and the faster market penetration of the fund supported technologies or solutions.
Useful documents to support the calculation of greenhouse gas emission avoidance potential.
Browse the newsletter featuring funding opportunities and activities on clean energy run by CINEA, including the EU Innovation Fund programme.
Data Protection Notice for processing personal data during evaluation of project proposals for the EU Innovation Fund Programme.
Third large-scale call
- Call launch3 November 2022
Call is now open apply at the Funding and Tenders Portal
- Info DaysTook place on 29-30 November 2022
- Call closing16 March 2023
- Info on evaluation resultsQ2 2023 (expected)
- Award of the grants and PDAQ4 2023
Innovation Fund: grant agreements signed with further 16 innovative large-scale projects
The EU is investing over €62 million in 17 small-scale innovative clean-tech projects with a fourth round of awards under the EU Innovation Fund.