The first OCEANERA-NET COFUND Joint Call opens on 20th March 2017. The call will have a total budget of €17 million and provide grant funding for transnational, collaborative projects to demonstrate and validate innovative technologies for ocean energy.
Funding will be available for applicants in the following countries / regions:
•Basque Country (Spain)
•Pays de la Loire (France)
Partners from other countries may participate in projects but will need to provide their own funding.
Projects should be industry led, must involve a minimum of 2 independent organisations from 2 different countries, involve demonstration and be completed within 3 years. This will be a two Stage call, with the deadline for Stage 1 at the end of May and selection of projects by the end of 2017.
Detailed eligibility criteria and funding rates vary between funding organisations. Information is provided in the Guide for Applicants. We recommend that you contact your local funding organisation before submitting a proposal.