Horizon Prize - Low carbon energy inducement prizes 2016 - Low carbon hospital H2020-LCE-PRIZES-2016-01 Closed!


This inducement prize will reward a hospital that has an innovative and within its premises perfectly integrated combined heat and power (CHP) installation. This installation has to use at least three different European renewable energy technologies, include energy storage component(s) and be able to provide 100% of hospital's annual needs for energy consumption. In this context any renewable energy source is allowed.


The prize will be awarded, after closure of the contest, to the entry that in the opinion of the jury demonstrates a solution that best addresses the following cumulative criteria:

  1. Operation in the hospital premises for at least six months at the submission of the application ( maximum 20 points):
  2. Reliability, easy maintenance and safety of operation (maximum 20 points)
  3. CO2 emission reduction and sustainability aspects, potential energy savings (maximum 20 points)
  4. Minimal/non-invasive impact on premises (maximum 10 points)
  5. Low operation and maintenance costs, with cost of the energy produced equal to or lower than the cost of the old installation (maximum 20 points)
  6. Involvement of public (maximum 10 points)

European community funding

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

  • 1,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 03 April 2019 - 2 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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