EU Innovation Fund 

This coming Thursday (23 November 2023) DG Clima and CINEA will open two Innovation Fund calls for proposals ,the calls will make up to €4.8 billion available for industry and clean tech players in Europe to support the objectives of the European Green Deal and the Net-Zero Industry Act.

  • The Innovation Fund 23 Call (IF 23 Call) will offer funding of up to €4 billion for projects in various sectors, including decarbonisation, clean tech manufacturing, maritime and energy-intensive industries. The application window will be open until early April 2024.
  • The Innovation Fund 23 Auction (IF23 Auction) aims to support renewable hydrogen production. Auctions are a new financing mechanism under the Innovation Fund and a key element of the EU Hydrogen Bank. A €800 million budget will be available for bidders (project developers). Bids can be placed until early February 2024.

To coincide with the calls two dedicated online Information Days have been organised on Thursday 30 November 2023 IF23 Auction Info Day (Time: 10.00 - 12.30 Brussels Time) and on  Thursday 07 December 2023 the IF23 Call Info Day(Time: 10:00-17:30 Brussels Time)

To Register for these events please go to the links below.

•    30 November - IF23 Auction Info Day 

•    7 December - IF23 Call Info Day