EC: €133 million available for Green Vehicles research

Connected car vector illustration. Concept of connecting to vehicles with various devices.

On October 4 2016, the European Commission’s Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) revealed new funding opportunities for automotive research. Altogether, the Commission announced three Horizon 2020 calls for project proposals in the areas of Green Vehicles, Smart Cities & Communities and Blue Growth. In total, €210.5 million will be available to applicants.


Nine topics with a total budget of €133 million are open for research and innovation proposals on the use of alternative fuels, hybrid and electric vehicles, improved heavy duty vehicles, and fast charging infrastructure. The deadline to apply is 1 February 2017.


The topics include the following:


Source: European Commission



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