Joint Call 2023 on digital transformation for green energy transition (EnerDigit 2023)

Announcement of Call for Proposals

The European Joint Programming Platform ERA-Net Smart Energy Systems (JPP ERA-Net SES) in collaboration with the global Mission Innovation Initiative is pleased to announce the Joint Call 2023 on digital transformation for green energy transition (part of the MICall23 family, under Mission Innovation). The aim is to support transnational research and innovation activities unleashing the potential of digital transformation for a sustainable energy society. The Joint Call 2023 will be launched on 14 June 2023. A call launch event took place on 13 June. Find the documentation here.

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Find the full call text HERE

Call aim

By accelerating the implementation, adaption and knowledge creation of digital solutions in energy systems and networks, this call supports the following objectives:

·        Advance the green energy transition in all sectors of the energy system while ensuring security of supply

·        Shaping new transnational business and investment opportunities by sector coupling and development of new value chains in innovative and cost-effective energy solutions, thereby creating new employment opportunities and contributing to the development of an environmentally sustainable financial growth

·        Ensuring social sustainability and coherence with digitalisation in other sectors in the progression of the green energy transition

Overall objectives

·        Increase the development and uptake of latest digital innovation and solutions in the energy domain

·        facilitate well established open and harmonised marketplaces that better connect the ICT and the energy domain

·        improve knowledge and awareness for policy makers, regulators and utilities on digital solutions

Indicative Call procedure timings

Call phase


Launch and matchmaking event

13 June (see event)

Call opening

14 June 2023

Compulsory advisory period

14 June 2023 – 12 September 2023

Q&A session  5 September, 14:00-15:00 CEST (see event)

Full proposal submission deadline

12 September 2023, 14:00 CEST

Final national/regional eligibility checks and expert evaluation period

September-October 2023

Selection period

End October 2023

Deadline funding decision feedback

November 2023

Expected project start

December 2023 – February 2024



Project proposals must be submitted electronically through The NordForsk Application Portal

Find the full call text HERE

National/Regional Funding Agencies Participating in this Call

Funding partners [1]

Country/ region

Funding (€) (minimum regional/national funding available)

Organisation name



600 000

The Austrian Research Promotion Agency


Czech Republic

1 000 000

Technology Agency of the Czech Republic



1 000 000

Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH



500 000


Unitatea Executiva Pentru Finantarea Invatamantului Superior a Cercetarii Dezvoltarii si Inovarii


Scotland (UK)

1 150 000

(1 000 000 GBP) 

Scottish Enterprise



500 000

The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Türkiye


Total sum [2]

4 750 000




[1] UEFISCDI participation is still to be confirmed

[2] Total Sum in case of confirmation from UEFISCDI – otherwise the budget will be adjusted accordingly

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The Joint Programming Platfrom Smart Energy Systems receives funding from the European Union´s Horizont 2020 research and innovation program under the grant agreements no. 646039, 775970 and 883973 .
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