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Clean Energy Transition Partnership programme (CETP)

Clean Energy Transition Partnership programme (CETP) - now closed

Are you a net zero innovator? Get involved in the CETPartnership — a €210 million transnational Research, Technological Development and Innovation funding programme designed to boost and accelerate energy transition in Europe by 2050.

About the challenge 

The CETP programme is a transformative Research, Technological Development and Innovation (RTDI) program, designed to accelerate clean energy transition through annual funding calls. 

It’s an international collaboration involving 32 countries and over 50 funding agencies, supported through the Horizon Europe R&I programme.

Our organisation is leading and delivering the programme on behalf of Scottish Government, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and South of Scotland Enterprise.

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Scotland’s role in the CETPartnership

We’re supporting research and innovation in five of the CETP’s main Transition Initiatives (TRIs):

  • TRI 2: Zero emissions power technologies – break-through, offshore
  • TRI 3: Storage technologies, renewable fuels (including hydrogen) and CCU/CCS
  • TRI 4: Heating and cooling
  • TRI 6: Industrial energy systems
  • TRI 7: Built environment

How much funding is available?

There’s up to £6 million available for supporting projects, assigned on a competitive basis.

Am I eligible?

We want to hear from you if your project is:

  • Based in a company, university, or research institute
  • Transnational – your work must be collaborative between at least three independent partners from three different countries, of which at least two must be EU member states or Horizon Europe Associated Countries

Important date to remember

The pre-proposal deadline for transnational collaborative R&D bids for this programme is 2pm on 23 November 2022.

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