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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 646039.


Welcome to ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus 

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Towards a European Knowledge Community

ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus is an initiative of 21 European countries and regions. The vision for Smart Grids in Europe is to create an electric power system that integrates renewable energies and enables flexible consumer and production technologies. Our aim is to support the development of the technologies, market designs and customer adoptions that are necessary to reach this goal. Read more

News! from the Initiative

Call for Proposals opened on April 18, 2016  

European research RDD consortia are invited to submit their transnational project proposals by 15 June, 2016. As an initiative of funding programmes of 21 European countries and regions, ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus goes beyond established patterns. With the 2nd Joint Call for Transnational RDD Projects on Smart Grids we offer an opportunity for regional and national institutions to receive funds for transnational research, development and deployment. Read more

Enhancing Transnational Cooperation

ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus provides a variety of possibilities and platforms to share expertise and cooperation interests between members of the ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus Community. These platforms can be used in various ways to enhance joint activities for existing collaboration and/or project submissions for open ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus calls. Find here a list of platforms that are open to stakeholders of the initiative. Read more

Meeting of ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus Working Groups, June 2016 (Croatia)

A get-together of ERA-Net SG+ working groups will be held in Split (Croatia) from June 16 to 17, 2016. This meeting will be bringing together experts and practitioners from the field of Smart Grids and beyond, organised in five topics. ERA-Net SG+ invites funded projects of the first joint call and additional experts to this meeting to share their knowledge in the field of Smart Grids. Read more

Partners of our initiative

ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus is a partnership with funding programs. A list of our cooperating national funding partners can be found here.  

Smart Grids Plus

2nd Joint Call
Call for Proposals

ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus launches a new call for proposals for European transnational projects on Smart Grids. The total available budget is approximately €24 million. Read more

Time Schedule

  • 18 April 2016: Call launch 
  • 21-22 April 2016: Call Launch Event
  • 18 April – 3 June 2016: Compulsory advisory period 
  • 15 June 2016: Project proposal deadline at 14:00 CEST 
  • 1 February 2017 – 1 April 2017: Expected project start date

Visit the official page of our Launch Event. The event was held in Stockholm in April 2016.