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Funding photovoltaics by_dr._g._gorzka

  1. 1. Photovoltaic s – German and Polish Funding programmes for cooperation Dr. Gabriele Gorzka East-West-Science Centre Hessen © OWWZ 2010
  2. 2. <ul><li>Funding areas – Targets: </li></ul><ul><li>Organisation of events (conferences, seminars etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Organisation of qualification courses </li></ul><ul><li>Exchange of staff, scientists (docs, post-docs) </li></ul><ul><li>Feasability studies for investments </li></ul><ul><li>Joint research projects </li></ul><ul><li>Network-building </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental pilot projects </li></ul><ul><li>Funding options: </li></ul><ul><li>Subsidies / Grants </li></ul><ul><li>Loans </li></ul>© OWWZ 2010 <ul><li>Grants: </li></ul><ul><li>Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Poland </li></ul><ul><li>European Union </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Information on funding programmes </li></ul><ul><li>Germany </li></ul><ul><li>IB/BMBF International Cooperation in Education and </li></ul><ul><li>Research with countries in CEE </li></ul><ul><li>The International Bureau provides financial support to </li></ul><ul><li>German universities, research institutes and SME for </li></ul><ul><li>cooperation in science and research with partners from </li></ul><ul><li>CEE countries: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Preparation of joint projects for BMBF funding programmes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feasability studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pilot investigations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Max. funding: 50.000€ </li></ul></ul><ul><li> </li></ul> © OWWZ 2010
  4. 4. Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) KMU-innovativ: Priority for Cutting-Edge Research in SME Funding for industrial research and pre-competitive development projects of SME‘s in seven technology areas. Sector : Climate Protection  Efficient state of the art energy technologies based on research and innovation © OWWZ 2010
  5. 5. <ul><li>Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWI): </li></ul><ul><li>ZIM – Central Program for innovations in SMEs </li></ul><ul><li>The main intentions of the programme are to increase Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>capacities of SMEs. Funding for cooperation projects between </li></ul><ul><li>SME and research institutions and market-orientated networks of </li></ul><ul><li>SMEs. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul> © OWWZ 2010
  6. 6. <ul><li>DFG: German-Polish Research Cooperation </li></ul><ul><li>The DFG provides funding for </li></ul><ul><li>joint research projects </li></ul><ul><li>research stays, workshops, preparatory visits </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>/index.html </li></ul> © OWWZ 2010
  7. 7. <ul><li>Georg Forster Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral </li></ul><ul><li>Researchers </li></ul><ul><li>Scientists and scholars of all disciplines may apply to the </li></ul><ul><li>Alexander von Humboldt Foundation directly at any time. </li></ul><ul><li>The Humboldt Foundation grants approximately 600 </li></ul><ul><li>Humboldt Research Fellowships for postdoctoral </li></ul><ul><li>researchers and experienced researchers annually. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul> © OWWZ 2010
  8. 8. <ul><li>DAAD </li></ul><ul><li>participation in conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Research Grants for Doctoral Candidates and Young Academics and Scientists </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul> © OWWZ 2010
  9. 9. <ul><li>Deutsch-Polnische Wissenschaftsstiftung </li></ul><ul><li>The foundation supports projects and activities in the field </li></ul><ul><li>science and research, which make a contribution to </li></ul><ul><li>international understanding and further European </li></ul><ul><li>integration. Those projects and activities should concentrate </li></ul><ul><li>on humanities, social sciences, economics and law. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul> © OWWZ 2010
  10. 10. <ul><li>Foundation for German-Polish Cooperation </li></ul><ul><li>The foundation finances projects like </li></ul><ul><li>institutional partnerships and projects which </li></ul><ul><li>deepen the knowledge about the neighbouring </li></ul><ul><li>country. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>© OWWZ 2010
  11. 11. <ul><li>European Union </li></ul><ul><li>DG Environment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LIFE + / NGO grants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CIP-EIP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eco-Innovation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DG Regional Policy / Cooperation Third Countries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>INTERREG IV </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ERDF: European Regional Development Fund </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DG Regional Policy / Cooperation Third Countries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FP 7 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eureka / COST </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DG Regional Policy / Cooperation Third Countries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intelligent Energy - Europe / CIP </li></ul></ul> © OWWZ 2010
  12. 12. <ul><li>LIFE + </li></ul><ul><li>EU’s financial instrument supporting environmental and nature </li></ul><ul><li>conservation projects throughout the EU, as well as in some </li></ul><ul><li>candidate, acceding and neighbouring countries </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul> © OWWZ 2010
  13. 13. <ul><li>European Commission: Intelligent Energy – Europe </li></ul><ul><li>The 2007-2013 IEE programme forms part of the EU’s </li></ul><ul><li>Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme </li></ul><ul><li>(CIP).Funding covers up to 75% of the eligible project </li></ul><ul><li>costs. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy efficiency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Renewable energy sources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy in transport </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrated initiatives </li></ul></ul><ul><li> </li></ul> © OWWZ 2010
  14. 14. <ul><li>EU Eco-Innovation projects </li></ul><ul><li>The programme contains funding for SME projects in first </li></ul><ul><li>application and market replication. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul> © OWWZ 2010
  15. 15. <ul><li>INTERREG IV - European Territorial Co-operation </li></ul><ul><li>Funding programme for strengthening economic, social </li></ul><ul><li>and territorial cooperation in Europe. Basic topics are </li></ul><ul><li>innovation, environment, risk prevention, reachability and </li></ul><ul><li>development of cities and regions. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul> © OWWZ 2010
  16. 16. <ul><li>ERDF: Operational Programme 'Infrastructure and </li></ul><ul><li>Environment' (IaE OP) – National Programme Poland </li></ul><ul><li>The IaE OP supports key investment aimed to sustain and </li></ul><ul><li>improve the condition of the environment. The programme </li></ul><ul><li>contains 14 priorities, among them an environment-friendly </li></ul><ul><li>energy infrastructure and energy efficiency. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Priority 9: Environment-friendly energy infrastructure and energy efficiency – Cohesion Fund </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Priority 10: Energy security, including the diversification of energy sources – ERDF </li></ul></ul><ul><li> </li></ul> © OWWZ 2010
  17. 17. <ul><li>ERDF: Operational Programme – Regional </li></ul><ul><li>Programmes </li></ul><ul><li>These programmes provide community assistance </li></ul><ul><li>depending on the priority areas of the different regions. </li></ul><ul><li>Those areas could be: entrepreneurship and innovation, </li></ul><ul><li>economic infrastructure, environment and clean energy, </li></ul><ul><li>culture, tourism, and interregional co-operation as well as </li></ul><ul><li>technical assistance. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul> © OWWZ 2010
  18. 18. <ul><li>ERDF: Operational Programme ‚Poland – Germany‘ – </li></ul><ul><li>Cross-border, transnational and interregional co- </li></ul><ul><li>operation </li></ul><ul><li>The overall objective of the Programme is to promote </li></ul><ul><li>sustainable development and economic competitiveness of </li></ul><ul><li>the German-Polish border region through an integrated, </li></ul><ul><li>cross-border approach to economic and social </li></ul><ul><li>development that involves and benefits local residents and </li></ul><ul><li>their communities. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul> © OWWZ 2010
  19. 19. <ul><li>EU: Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) </li></ul><ul><li>FP7 Energy - Photovoltaics </li></ul><ul><li>Activities in the energy area include, among others, renewable electricity generation. Here one of the 7 thematic areas is that of photovoltaics. Support will be given to the development and demonstration of new processes for photovoltaic equipment manufacturing, standardized and tested building components and the demonstration of the multiple additional benefits of photovoltaic electricity. Longer term strategies for next-generation photovoltaics (both high-efficiency and low-cost routes) will also be supported. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul> © OWWZ 2010
  20. 20. <ul><li>The Eurostars Programme (EUREKA) </li></ul><ul><li>EUREKA's Eurostars Programme is the first European </li></ul><ul><li>funding and support programme to be specifically </li></ul><ul><li>dedicated to SMEs. Eurostars will stimulate them to lead </li></ul><ul><li>international collaborative research and innovation projects </li></ul><ul><li>by easing access to support and funding. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul> © OWWZ 2010
  21. 21. <ul><li>European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) – </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>stimulation of top class innovations with a positive impact on economy and society </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>creative partnerships including education, technology, research, business and entrepreneurship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Climate KIC will provide the vision, technologies, people and partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>required for Europe to make a step-change in its ability to mitigate and adapt to </li></ul><ul><li>the challenges of climate change  </li></ul>© OWWZ 2009
  22. 22. Funding programmes on : © OWWZ 2010
  23. 23. Contact Dr. Gabriele Gorzka UniKasselTransfer Ost-West-Wissenschaftszentrum Gottschalkstrasse 22 D-34109 Kassel Tel: +49 (0)561 / 804-36 09 Fax: +49 (0)561 / 804-37 92 E-mail: gorzka(at) © OWWZ 2010