Green Deal Call: Resources and support for researchers

In today’s blog, Natasha Curley and Boz Czarnecki (EU & International Team), share learning from our recent Green Deal call information events, and highlight the support Edinburgh Research Office provides to researchers who are interested in this call.

We delivered three online information sessions introducing the Green Deal Call this month. To all those who joined – thank you. If you couldn’t – don’t worry, you can now also access the slides and recording of each session by following the links below.

This call comes under the current funding programme, Horizon 2020 (H2020); therefore, UK-based organisations are eligible to apply.

Green Deal call resources for researchers

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences researchers – Green Deal information event (06.10.2020)

Science and Engineering researchers – Green Deal information event (07.10.2020)

Health and Life Sciences researchers – Green Deal information event (13.10.2020)

Leading a consortium?

Edinburgh Research Office offer a full proposal review for Edinburgh led consortiums. If you would like more information regarding this, please contact Boz Czarnecki. To show interest in the full review, please send Boz a concept note by 30 October 2020.

In the note, please specify:

  • Topic in the Call (e.g. LC-GD-1-3-2020)
  • How the project will (a) address the topic challenge (including objectives, approaches, etc.), (b) fit the scope of the topic, and (c) what impacts it will generate (max 2 pages)
  • The consortium – (a) its members and what expertise they will bring; as well as (b) how they complement one another to deliver the project (max 2 pages)

We will give initial feedback on your proposal and will let you know if we are able to offer full review by 6 November 2020.

Joining a consortium?

If you’re joining a consortium, please let your school and your Research Funding Specialists, know as soon as possible. Preferably by 10th December.

The deadline for this call is 26th Jan 2021.

External brokerage sessions

We encourage you to take advantage of free online brokerage sessions. These provide an opportunity to pitch your idea and/or identify potential partners usually during one-to-one meetings. Brokerage sessions are generally very useful means of focused networking (a) when you lead an already healthy consortium and are looking for a partner who will give the edge to it; or (b) when looking to be identified as partner.

Below we have indicated two major sessions.

Please note registration for these events will be closing soon.

21 October, 14.00 – 15.30 CEST – EU Energy Focus

Read further details and registration. Aimed in the first instance at SMEs to advertise relevant capability to proposal coordinators, this event covers topics:

  • LC-GD-2-1-2020: Innovative land-based and offshore renewable energy technologies and their integration into the energy system
  • LC-GD-2-2-2020: Develop and demonstrate a 100 MW electrolyser upscaling the link between renewables and commercial/industrial applications
  • LC-GD-2-3-2020: Accelerating the green transition and energy access Partnership with Africa
  • LC-GD-4-1-2020: Building and renovating in an energy and resource efficient way

27 October, 09:00 – 11.00 CEST (Information Session) & 11.30-14.30 CEST (Matchmaking Session) – Net4Society

Read further details and registration. Aimed at researchers, entrepreneurs and other stakeholders looking for project partners, this event covers:

  • Area 1: Increasing Climate Ambition: Cross sectoral challenges

LC-GD-1-2-2020: Towards Climate-Neutral and Socially Innovative Cities

LC-GD-1-3-2020: Climate-resilient Innovation Packages for EU regions

  • Area 4: Energy and resource efficient buildings

LC-GD-4-1-2020: Building and renovating in an energy and resource efficient way

  • Area 9: Strengthening our knowledge in support of the EGD

LC-GD-9-1-2020: European Research Infrastructures capacities and services to address European Green Deal challenges

LG-GD-9-2-2020: Developing end-user products and services for all stakeholders and citizens supporting climate adaptation and mitigation

LC-GD-9-3-2020: Transparent & Accessible Seas and Oceans: Towards a Digital Twin of the Ocean

  • Area 10: Empowering citizens for the transition towards a climate neutral, sustainable Europe

LC-GD-10-1-2020: European capacities for citizen deliberation and participation for the Green Deal

  • LC-GD-10-2-2020: Behavioural, social and cultural change for the Green Deal

LC-GD-10-3-2020: Enabling citizens to act on climate change, for sustainable development and environmental protection through education, citizen science, observation initiatives, and civic engagement

Further information

Contact Natasha Curley, Senior Research Funding Specialist in the EU and International Team in Edinburgh Research Office.

Edinburgh Research Office website.

 

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