1st Joint Call for Transnational RDD Projects on Smart Grids 

click The call has closed in June 2015!

In 2015, ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus launched its 1st Joint Call for transnational RDD projects on Smart Grids in partnership with funding programs from 20 European countries and regions. The projects will be co-funded by the European Commission under H2020. A list of the national funding partners that have been involved in the call can be found here

ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus intends to promote piloting and demonstration in the field of smart grids. Focus of the 1st Joint Call for transnational RDD projects was given to validation, scale-up and replication, and Integration of  Stakeholder/Adoption, follow link Marketplace and Technology. The aim was to push solutions from Technology Readiness Levels (TRLs, see definitions in Annex C of the call text document) 5-6 to TRLs 6-7. The call text is available on our website - call text document . 

Outcome of the 1st call 

Find here some statistics related to the ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus 1st Joint Call:

  • 50 full project proposals from 20 regions/countries with a total project budget of EUR 104 Mio. were submitted to the call in June 2015. 

  • 21 approved projects from 19 regions/countries with a total funding of EUR 31 Mio. (total project budget of EUR 47. Mio.) were selected in December 2015. 

  • Funded projects will involve a total of 128 partners spread throughout Europe, 48,5 % of which are industry partners. The projects will start in 2016.





Approved Projects 
of the 1st Joint Call

21 projects from 19 regions/countries
were approved in the call: