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Horizon 2020: FCH2 JU CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2018

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Funding details
Registration opens
16 Jan 2018, 17:00
Registration closes
24 Apr 2018, 17:00
24 Apr 2018, 17:00
Share of €73.2m
Horizon 2020

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On Tuesday 16 January 2018, the new FCH JU call for proposals opened, featuring 20 topics in view of developing research and demonstration in fuel cells and hydrogen, with a budget of €73.2 million available. The financial support will be divided between activities from different areas of research and innovation for each of the transport and energy pillars, as well as overarching and cross-cutting activities.

This call for proposals includes the following topics:

FCH-01-1-2018: Large Scale Demonstration of H2 fueled HD Trucks with High Capacity Hydrogen Refueling Stations (HRS)
FCH-01-2-2018: Demonstration of Fuel Cell applications for mid-size passenger ships or inland freight
FCH-01-3-2018: Strengthening of the European supply chain for compressed storage systems for transport applications
FCH-01-4-2018: Fuel cell systems for the propulsion of aerial passenger vehicles
FCH-01-5-2018: Next generation automotive MEA (membrane electrode assembly) development
FCH-01-6-2018: Game changer fuel cell stack for automotive applications
FCH-01-7-2018: Improvement of innovative compression concepts for large scale transport applications
FCH-02-1-2018: Demonstration of a large-scale (min. 20MW) electrolyser for converting renewable energy to hydrogen
FCH-02-2-2018: Demonstration of large-scale steam electrolyser system in industrial market
FCH-02-3-2018: Robust, efficient long term remote power supply
FCH-02-4-2018: Thermochemical Hydrogen Production from Concentrated Sunlight
FCH-02-5-2018: Hydrogen carriers for stationary storage of excess renewable energy
FCH-02-6-2018: Cost-effective novel architectures of interconnects (in fuel cells)
FCH-02-7-2018: Efficient and cost-optimised biogas-based co-generation by high-temperature fuel cells
FCH-02-8-2018: Waste-stream based power balancing plants with high efficiency, high flexibility and power-to-X capability
FCH-03-1-2018: Developing Fuel Cell applications for port/harbour ecosystems
FCH-04-1-2018: PNR for safety of hydrogen driven vehicles and transport through tunnels and similar confined spaces
FCH-04-2-2018: Hydrogen admixtures in the natural gas grid
FCH-04-3-2018: Accelerated Stress Testing (AST) protocols for Solid Oxide Cells (SOC)
FCH-04-4-2018: Strengthening public acceptance and awareness of FCH-technologies by educating pupils at schools

For full details of the calls for proposals, please click the Register button below to link directly to the Participant Portal.