The Green Deal call will mobilise research and innovation to foster a just and sustainable societal transition aiming at ‘leaving nobody behind’. Projects are expected to deliver tangible and visible results relatively quickly and show how research and innovation can provide concrete solutions for the Green Deal main priorities. This is why the call will support:
In addition to technological development and demonstration, the call encourages experimentation and social innovation for new ways to engage civil society and empower citizens.
In relation to the current pandemic, the call will contribute to the green and digital recovery and to increasing societal resilience for example in agriculture, biodiversity acceleration of renewables, clean transport and modernisation towards a clean and circular industry.
In order to shape the call, the European Commission has offered the stakeholders the possibility to provide their feedback by taking part in surveys for each area of the call. This stakeholder consultation was concluded on the 3rd June and the collected input will be used to adjust the content of the call.
The call areas are:
Publication and opening of the call are planned for mid-September 2020.
Deadline for all topics is expected to be in January 2021.