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Open Calls

EIT Climate-KIC is pleased to launch a package of proposal calls. Each call area is looking to support ambitious initiatives with a clear pathway to positive climate impact, consistent with the Paris Agreement targets and our Climate Innovation Impact Goals. Please see below for the following opportunities:

  • Call 2, 2020

Each call is seeking proposals that will start in 2020. Please be aware that the call process design varies from one-stage to two-stage processes beginning with an Expression of Interest, along with some differences to the submission deadlines.

Please refer to the EIT Climate-KIC Proposal Guidelines 2020 for the submission deadline for each Programme.

The Open Calls are listed below, please continue to scroll down this page for further details.

Open Call:

Call 2 2020

Call 2 2020 is now open for the following applications.

EIT Climate-KIC is looking to support ambitious initiatives with a clear pathway to positive climate impact, consistent with the Paris Agreement targets and our Climate Innovation Impact Goals.

There are 3 options when applying to this call. These run in parallel. The route you choose to apply through will be dependent on the country in which you/ your organisation reside, the content and aim of your project, and for innovation for the stage your project is at:

Funding available for these calls is for 2020 onward.

The following options for applications are now closed:

Funding type

Grant

Submission Schemes

EIT Climate-KIC operates both one-stage and two-stage submission schemes, please check the documentation carefully to ensure you submit the right proposal for the deadline.

Call 2 2020

Deadlines

Deadlines vary per programme – please see the EIT Climate-KIC Proposal Guidelines for the deadlines for Research and Thought Leadership, Young Innovators and Climate Impact Assessments.

For Innovation Projects, Climate Innovation Ecosystems, and RIS we are operating a two-stage submission scheme for the first time and the timeline is as follows:

1 October                  Call Opens

During this time, all applicants are strongly encouraged to speak to EIT Climate-KIC about the expression of interest that they are preparing.

25 October               Expression of Interest (first-stage application) deadline

18 November           Applicants notified of outcome of first stage

During this time, all applicants are strongly encouraged to speak to EIT Climate-KIC about the proposal that they are preparing.

6 January               Full Proposal (second-stage) application deadline

16 March                  Applicants notified of outcome

CLOSED

Deep Demonstrations of Change

Deep Demonstrations of Change – Design Call 2020 is now closed.

EIT Climate-KIC Deep Demonstrations initiatives are our ‘growth edge’, at the heart of our strategy implementation and of the change we are seeking for ourselves, for our community, for our funding and for the world.

There are 8 Deep Demonstrations areas:

  • Healthy, clean cities
  • Just transformations of coal and industry regions
  • Net-Zero Emissions, Maritime Hubs
  • Circular, regenerative economy
  • Forging resilient regions
  • Long-termism
  • Transforming landscapes from Carbon sources to Carbon sinks
  • Decarbonising Food Systems and Healthy Diets

 

Funding available for these calls is for 2020 onward.

Deep Demonstrations of Change

Deadlines

For Deep Demonstration proposals we are operating a one-stage submission scheme and the timeline is as follows:

1 October      Call Opens

During this time, all applicants are strongly encouraged to speak to EIT Climate-KIC about the full proposal that they are preparing.

5 November             Call Closes

13 December           Applicants notified of outcome

CLOSED

The Journey Hosts 2020 Call

The Journey Hosts 2020 Call is now closed.

Climate-KIC is seeking hosts for its flagship graduate education summer school, the Journey. Joining the Journey means that you will be part of a pan European network of hosts who all have the collective aim of readying graduates for a zero-carbon future in which they must navigate their careers.

Please check the documentation carefully to ensure you submit the right proposal for the deadline.

the Journey

Deadline

For the Journey proposals we are operating a one-stage submission scheme and the timeline is as follows:

2 October      Call Opens

During this time, all applicants are strongly encouraged to speak to EIT Climate-KIC about the full proposal that they are preparing.

13 November     Call Closes

30 November     Applicants notified of outcome