ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus is an initiative of funding programmes from 20 European countries and regions, co-funded by the European Commission under Horizon 2020. The total amount of funding available is approximately €40 million.

The deadline for Project Outlines in the ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus 2015 joint transnational call has passed on 8 April 2015. A total of 73 transnational project consortia applied and have successfully gone through to the next phase of the call procedure. The total funding requested is €110 million and the total project costs €195 million. Project consortia included funding seeking applicants from all 20 funding partners of the ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus 2015 call.

Project consortia that have successfully submitted a Project Outline are invited to proceed to the Full project proposal phase. All invited submitters have received an e-mail with details on how to proceed (sent on 9 April 2015). The Full project proposal application can be accessed if logged on to the account of a successfully submitted Project Outline.

Deadline for the Full project proposal is on 2 June 2015 at 14:00 CET.

Nordic Energy Research, in cooperation with NordForsk, is facilitating the call process of ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus.

All relevant information regarding the initiative and the next phase of the application procedure can be found on the ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus website.