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Joint Call for Proposals - Positive Energy Districts and Neighbourhoods for Climate Neutrality now open

Positive Energy Districts and Neighbourhoods for Climate Neutrality invites companies, cities, consumers, citizens’ representatives, NGOs and research organisations to continue creating a transdisciplinary and cross-sectoral community working in the field of the energy transition in the urban context, aiming for high stakeholder involvement, collaboration and co-production of knowledge.

As an integral part of comprehensive sustainable urbanisation strategies, establishing Positive Energy Districts and Neighbourhoods shifts the focus from the individual positive energy building towards neighbourhoods, and thus a new level of impact on sustainable urban development and the energy transition process.

Consortium as a whole must include at least two eligible applicants from at least two of the different countries participating in the call; At least one city, municipality or entity providing key urban services for a city as an applicant (either main or co-applicant) or as co-operation partners. Partners across all disciplines (e.g. natural sciences, economic and social sciences,humanities, and engineering) may join forces in projects that address applied research or innovation/implementation or both.
Project duration
The expected project duration is three years, i.e. the project duration applied for may not exceed 36 months.

Participating countries
Austria, Brussels Capital Region, Denmark, Netherlands, Italy, Romania, Sweden and Turkey.
Tentative Call Calendar
Call opening: October 20th 2021
Proposal deadline: February 24th 2022, 12:00 CET

Access more information on the topics, eligibility criteria and the online submission system here.

Source: JPI Urban Europe