Call for Proposals - Sustainable automotive electrochemical storage FP7-2011-GC-ELECTROCHEMICAL-STORAGE Closed!


  • Establishing the basis for a world level European automotive battery and electrical components manufacturing industry. In particular production of cells, battery packs, electrical motors, and components with the required performances at competitive costs. Reduction of waste production and improvement of resource efficiency through a more efficient recycling of critical materials.
  • Increase in the consistency and transparency of the LCA studies carried out on electric vehicles and, more in general, on all projects performed within the green cars PPP. Support - of more solid and reproducible data - to environmental and innovation policies in fields related to the Green Cars PPP (e.g. End of Life Vehicles, Weee Directive, Sustainable and Consumption Action Plan, SET-Plan, etc)


  • Advanced eco-design and manufacturing processes for batteries and electrical components
  • Operational guidance for Life Cycle Assessment studies of the European Green Cars Initiative

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 25,50 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 02 December 2010 - 10 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Work Programme 2011 - Environment (including Climate Change) (Work programme)
  • Work Programme 2011 - Transport (including Aeronautics) (Work programme)
  • Work Programme 2011 - Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies and NMP (Work programme)
  • Call for Proposals - Sustainable automotive electrochemical storage (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Research

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