The LEAP-RE 2nd Call for AU-EU Collaborative Research and Innovation projects on Renewable Energy is now open.
Bringing together 9 African and European funding agency members of LEAP-RE consortium under Pillar 1, this joint call for proposals is co-funded by the European Commission.
The LEAP-RE Joint Call 2022 will fund basic research, applied research and experimental development projects that are 12-24 months long and that focus on achieving goals of mutual benefit based on a balanced and cooperative approach. Particular attention will be given to strengthening the impact of R&I supported activities for the well-being of society in Europe and in Africa.
The range of activities recommended for collaboration under LEAP-RE will focus on 6 identified multi-annual roadmaps presented in the Call:
- Mapping renewable energy joint research and innovation
- End of life of renewable energy components
- Smart stand-alone systems
- Smart grids
- Productive uses of energy
- Domestic uses of energy
The Call will close on 23 September 2022.