Climate-KIC Call to Action – Apply Now!


Climate-KIC has opened their next call for proposals.

Their Call to Action outlines what they are looking for.

There are 5 options when applying to this call. These run in parallel. The route you choose to apply through will be dependent on the country in which you and/or your organisation reside, the content and aim of your project, and for innovation for the stage your project is at:

  • Climate Innovation Ecosystems
  • Earlier Stage Innovation
  • Later Stage Innovation
  • Education
  • RIS

Funding available for these calls is for both 2019 and 2020 start dates.

Eligibility – Who can apply?

To be eligible to receive EIT funding for any of these calls you must be an EIT Climate-KIC Partner.

Non-EIT Climate-KIC Partners can apply to the call but will not be eligible to receive EIT funding until they have Partner status. For more information on how to get this, please contact your local Climate-KIC office.

For further eligibility criteria per programme, please consult the calls for proposals guidance document.

Brexit: UK Partners and Linked Third Parties, and consortiums involving UK entities are advised to read the communications issued by Climate-KIC regarding eligibility and the UK’s exit from the EU detailed under the Brexit section on the website.


The deadlines for both calls are:

13 February Call Documentation Released

During this time, all applicants are strongly encouraged to speak to, and co-create with EIT Climate-KIC on the project ideas that they are preparing.

28 February Plaza opens for applications

30 April Call Closes

14 June Applicants notified of outcome

How to Apply

  • register online in EIT Climate-KIC’s new grant management system Plaza
  • read the call for proposals guidelinesand the Call to Action document supporting the call
  • get in touch with EIT Climate-KIC to discuss the proposal that you are preparing
  • complete your online application in Plaza

Please note that Plaza is only accessible to EIT Climate-KIC partners. Organisations/individuals who are preparing a bid will need to contact your local Climate-KIC office before starting your application.

For more information on the call and how to apply, please visit the official Climate-KIC website.

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