RESEARCH FUND FOR COAL AND STEEL

Summary

The Research Fund for Coal and Steel is managed by the Commission in accordance with principles similar to those governing the former European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) coal and steel technical research programmes and on the basis of multiannual technical guidelines which should constitute an extension of those ECSC programmes, providing a high concentration of research activities and ensuring that they supplement those of the Community framework programme for research, technological development and demonstration activities.


Programme Description

The Research Programme for the Research Fund for Coal and Steel (Research Programme’) supports the competitiveness of the Community sectors related to the coal and steel industry.

The Research Programme shall be consistent with the scientific, technological and political objectives of the Community, and shall complement the activities carried out in the Member States and within the existing Community research programmes, in particular the framework programme for research, technological development and demonstration activities ('Research Framework Programme').

Coordination, complementarity and synergy between these programmes shall be encouraged, as shall the exchange of information between projects financed under the Research Programme and those that are financed under the Research Framework Programme. The Research Programme shall support research activities aimed at the objectives defined for coal and for steel.

Financing percentage / Level of Subsidy or Loan

'The maximum total financial contribution, expressed as a percentageof the eligible costs are the following: (a) for research projects up to 60%; (b) for pilot and demonstration projects up to 50%; (c) for accompanying measures, support and preparatory actions up to 100%

Thematic Categories

  • Research, Technological Development and Innovation

Eligibility for Participation

  • Educational Institutions
  • Researchers/Research Centers/Institutions
  • State-owned Enterprises

EU Contact Point

[email protected]

Call Website

http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunities/rfcs/index.html



Programme/Sub-programme/Plan Calls   (5 results)


RESEARCH FUND FOR COAL AND STEEL 2014

CLOSED

Programme ID: 2761 Programme Name: RESEARCH FUND FOR COAL AND STEEL
Call Opening Date: 08/07/2014 Call Closing Date: 15/09/2014

Proposals under this call should concern one of the following two topics: RFCS-01-2014 Coal, and RFCS-02-2014 Steel

CALL OF THE RESEARCH PROGRAMME OF THE RESEARCH FUND FOR COAL AND STEEL 2015

CLOSED

Programme ID: 3163 Programme Name: RESEARCH FUND FOR COAL AND STEEL
Call Opening Date: 15/07/2015 Call Closing Date: 15/09/2015

Proposals under this call should concern one of the following two topics: 1.RFCS-01-2015 Coal, and 2.RFCS-02-2015 Steel

CALL OF THE RESEARCH PROGRAMME OF THE RESEARCH FUND FOR COAL AND STEEL - 2016

CLOSED

Programme ID: 3568 Programme Name: RESEARCH FUND FOR COAL AND STEEL
Call Opening Date: 15/06/2016 Call Closing Date: 15/09/2016

Proposals under this call should concern one of the following two topics: 1.RFCS-01-2016 Coal, and 2.RFCS-02-2016 Steel

Coal

CLOSED

Programme ID: 4092 Programme Name: RESEARCH FUND FOR COAL AND STEEL
Call Opening Date: 13/06/2017 Call Closing Date: 15/09/2017

Research and technological development constitute a very important means of supporting European energy objectives with regard to the supply of European coal and its competitive and environmentally friendly conversion and utilisation. Moreover, the growing international dimension of the coal market ...

Steel

CLOSED

Programme ID: 4093 Programme Name: RESEARCH FUND FOR COAL AND STEEL
Call Opening Date: 13/06/2017 Call Closing Date: 15/09/2017

With the general aim of increasing competitiveness and contributing to sustainable development, the main emphasis of research and technological development is on the development of new or improved technologies to guarantee the economic, clean and safe production of steel and steel products ...


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