Skip to main content

EIT InnoEnergy open call for sustainable energy solutions

Demand for sustainable energy solutions is rapidly increasing. As a trusted partner and the biggest cleantech investor, EIT InnoEnergy plays a pivotal role in accelerating sustainable energy innovations and wants to help make your company a global success! 

That’s why we are looking for and support the most innovative ideas in sustainable energy from around the globe. EIT InnoEnergy is looking for companies that aim for impact with scalable business models and/or disruptive technologies to:
  • Reduce costs in the energy value chain
  • Reduce CO2 emissions
  • Secure operability of the energy system
  • Create sustainable growth
  • Improve competitiveness
  • Reduce costs in the energy value chain
  • Create jobs

EIT InnoEnergy aims to have a positive impact on the planet (environment) and on the people (society) as we continually solve problems that really matter. Therefore, profits (economic) can be re-invested in new innovations, for this reason we will continue to help you to measure your impact.

Who can apply?

The Call is Open to all start-ups and companies from Horizon Europe countries. Entities not coming from the EU or the Third Countries (those not associated to Horizon Europe) can be awarded the financial support, if approved by the EIT.

We are looking for start-ups that:

  • Have a business idea, proven prototype, proof of concept or product/service already in the market in one of the seven thematic areas mentioned below and cover a market need.
  • Have devoted full time team to the project.
  • Average time to market – and first revenues – of two years.
  • Are looking for added value services and financing, including equity partners.
  • Are easy to work with and willing to commit to stable, long-term relationship with EIT InnoEnergy.
  • The company does not need to be legally established at the time of apply.

And applications that deal with any of these thematic areas:

  • Energy for transport and mobility
  • Energy storage
  • Renewable energy
  • Smart and efficient buildings and cities
  • Energy efficiency
  • Circular economy
  • Smart electric grid
  • Or any other sustainable energy innovations!

Your company’s operations, products/services contribute positively to at least one of the EIT InnoEnergy’s Core Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

An incredible opportunity to grow your business into a global success

Learn what EIT InnoEnergy can offer

Terms and conditions


Contact EIT InnoEnergy