Horizon Prize - Engine retrofit for clean air H2020-ENGINERETROFITPRIZE-2016 Closed!


The Horizon Prize for the Engine retrofit for clean air aims at spurring the development of new technologies that  can  be  applied  to  existing  diesel  engines  and  powertrains  to  reduce  pollutant  emissions  in  real  driving  conditions to a level comparable with that of new cars responding to the emissions legislation in force from 2017.


The prize will be awarded to the entry that according to JRC verification measurements and in the opinion of  the jury demonstrates a solution that best addresses the following criteria:

  1. Levels of NOX/NO2
  2. Levels of PN/PM emissions
  3. Levels of Hybrocarbon (HC) emissions
  4. Emissions of other pollutants

European community funding

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

  • 1,50 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 12 June 2017 - 4 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)
  • 12 September 2017 - 4 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Contest rules (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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