The aim of OCEANERA-NET is to support coordination and cooperation of national/regional research funding programmes in ocean energy.
The aim of this second Joint Call is to promote the development and competitiveness of the ocean energy sector by supporting projects involving research, technology, development and innovation (RTDI) activities, developing, demonstrating or validating new and innovative technologies of ocean energies: Wave
Energy, Tidal Energy, Tidal and Ocean Currents, Salinity Gradient and Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion.
The scope is needs-driven research addressing a technology area, as indicated above, and in addition, projects may address environmental and financial / legal issues. We will support transnational consortia with a minimum of two independent eligible organisations from at least 2 countries participating in the call. Balanced consortia with high added value of transnational collaboration and SMEs or large industry involvement are encouraged. Detailed information on call topics and eligibility criteria is provided in the Call Text.
If you need help with your partner search please refer to the Enterprise Europe Network Partnering Opportunity Tool: EEN Partner Search.
OCEANERA-NET will furthermore be running an information and brokerage event on 25th February as part of the International Conference on Ocean Energy 2016 in Edinburgh. This OCEANERA-NET workshop is free to attend and registrations should be made through https://www.b2match.eu/ICOE2016.