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LEAP-RE (Long-Term Joint European Union – African Union Research and Innovation Partnership on Renewable Energy)

This 5-year (2020-2025) programme will create a long-term partnership of African and European stakeholders in the field of renewable energy by supporting collaborative research and innovation projects, as well as developing renewable energy related innovations. The aim is to reduce fragmentation of the sector by aligning existing bilateral and multilateral frameworks.

MECS is one of 16 partners supporting the LEAP-RE call for proposals. The total indicative call budget is € 11 million provided by funding organizations + 6 million € from EC contribution and covers six multi-annual roadmaps of funding. More details can be found on the LEAP-RE webpage.

Call calendar.

15 January 2021Publication of the Call
1st April 2021, 17:00:00 CESTDeadline for Pre-proposal submission (mandatory)
15 June 2021Communication of Pre-proposal assessment
15 September 2021, 17:00:00 CESTDeadline for Full Proposal submission
30 November 2021Communication of Full Proposal assessment

Opportunity: Women in Modern Energy Cooking (WMEC) initiative launched