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    FCH2 JU Call for Proposals 2018

    Published on 19 January 2018
    Author: Stefan Fischer, National Contact Point Secure, Clean & Efficient Energy

    The annual work programme for the FUEL CELLS and HYDROGEN 2 JOINT UNDERTAKING (FCH 2 JU) has been published on 16.01.2018. The calls are now open now the deadline is 24.04.2018.

    With an indicative budget of EUR 73.2 million and 20 topics, the projects will improve performance and reduce the cost of products as well as demonstrate on a large scale the readiness of the technology to enter the market in the fields of transport (cars, buses and refuelling infrastructure) and energy (hydrogen production and distribution, energy storage and stationary power generation).

    These challenges encompass different areas of research and innovation for each of the Transport and Energy pillars, as well as Overarching and Crosscutting activities. A total of 20 topics will be part of the call for proposals, including 7 for Transport, 8 for Energy, 1 for Overarching and 4 for Cross-Cutting.

    They are grouped into 5 Innovation Actions (IA), 14 Research and Innovation Actions (RIA) and 1 Coordination and Support Action (CSA). The Call for Proposals will be subject to independent evaluation and will follow the H2020 rules on calls for proposals.

    Deadline for submission of proposals: 24.04.2018. 

    The 2018 work programme can be downloaded from the FCH 2 JU website, and all the topics are available on the Horizon 2020 Participant Portal.