Defined Calls May 2016

Launch of IERC Defined Calls 

The IERC invited Expressions of Interest from Research Investigators to address defined challenges in the area of energy systems research. 

The defined call challenges were launched on 27th May 2016 and the call for Expressions of Interest closed at 5pm on the 8th July 2016.

This launch presented calls in the following three thematic areas:

  • Low Carbon Heating and Cooling – Novel cost effective low carbon heating solutions for the residential housing sector that can be deployed at scale. 
  • Energy Efficiency and Carbon Management (Retrofit) – Innovative solutions for low energy use residential ventilation that promotes acceptable indoor environmental quality.
  • Smart and Sustainable Communities – The development of novel energy services, systems and business models that maximise smart technology and provide real added value to consumers.

For full details regarding research scope, eligibility and challenge areas please review the call document here. Word version available here. Clarifications on any questions arising during the call period were made available via the FAQ document found here.



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