Call for proposals 2019 Research fund for coal and steel RFCS-2019 Closed!


Coal Annual Priorities for 2019 are:

  • Priority 1: Coal Regions in Transition – sustainable energy production and integration, the circular economy and land reclamation.
  • Priority 2: Pilot/Demonstration projects implementing clean coal technologies (CCTs) that meet EU policy objectives.
  • Priority 3: Addressing occupational health and safety or environmental risks during or after coal mine or coal power plant operation.

Steel Annual Priority for 2019 is:

  • Priority 1 : Pilot/Demonstration projects or Accompanying Measures of emerging and innovating technologies leading to industrial efficiency improvements and/or emission reduction


Topics covered by this call for proposals are:

  • RFCS-01-2019: Coal
  • RFCS-02-2019: Steel


European community funding

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

  • 40,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 17 September 2019 - one year ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for proposals (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

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

  • Public authorities (all)
  • Non profit organisations
  • Enterprises
  • Training organisations (not university)
  • 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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