Climate change, mobility, energy transition, economic and demographic changes - Europe’s cities face many challenges. Do you want to join international partners to find solutions for one of these challenges? We are inviting you to submit the projects under “ Positive Energy Districts” Urban Europe new call.

The project proposals will  be submitted in one of 3 thematic:

  • Contributing to the climate-neutral city: Holistic approaches for PED implementation
  • Embeddedness in local contexts: Applied approaches for integrating PEDs in different urban contexts and the legal framework
  • Engagement and governance: Urban governance, stakeholder involvement concepts and business models


More detailed information on the call can be find here.


Are you eligible?

You are a company, a research centre, municipality, public administration or organisation of end users and your project corresponds to  the  eligibility conditions set out in the call “Positive Energy Districts”.

 As a Brussels organisation, you will comply with the Innoviris conditions of eligibility

  • Develop all or part of its Research & Development activities in the Brussels-Capital Region.
  • Present an innovative R&D project that is likely to have a favourable impact on the economy, employment or sustainable development in the Brussels-Capital Region.
  • Have fulfilled your obligations under previous funding received from the Brussels-Capital Region.
  • As a Brussels company, you must also be able to show your capacity to cofund your share of the costs in the project.
  • Find out more about the terms and conditions for Innoviris eligibility and funding criteria in Table 2 of the  call text 


The submission process

  • Carefully read the call text, and consult the conditions of eligibility before submitting a project.
  •  Submit the project via this website.
  • As a Brussels entity, you must submit an application to Innoviris in parallel to the European submission. If you do not submit local form, you will be eliminated from this competition.



The call for pre-proposals is open until 24 September 2020 at 12h00 CET   


Other information

The financial support covers:

  • For research centres: 100% of the project cost.
  • For companies: between 40% and 80% of the project cost, depending on the size of your company and the project focus (industrial research of experimental development).
  • For other organisation : between 40% to 100% of the project cost, depending on the share of economic activities of your organisation.
  • You can also apply for funding to help set up your project. For more information, click here.

Don’t hesitate to contact us while preparing your project, for a preliminary reading, or administrative, financial and legal advice.


B2match plateform and virtual brokerage event  

We are happy to offer you the possibility to network and find the partners for your project  and participate at the brokerage event which will take place on June 30 between 13h30-18h00.

Please do not miss this opportunity and register:


Formulaire de soumission Innovirisdocx494.13 KB
Aanvraagformulier Innovirisdocx1.74 MB
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