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Clean Sky launches 8th call for proposals

The 8th Call for Proposals is now open and will close on 12 July.

Clean Sky is the largest European research programme developing innovative, cutting-edge technology aimed at reducing CO2, gas emissions and noise levels produced by aircraft. Funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme, Clean Sky contributes to strengthening European aero-industry collaboration, global leadership and competitiveness.

Clean Sky’s core mission is to develop breakthrough technologies to significantly increase the environmental performance of aircraft. Specific environmental aims are fourfold:

  • to reduce fuel burn

  • to lower CO2 emissions

  • to mitigate external noise levels by up to 50%

  • to reduce NOx emissions by up to 80% by 2020, compared to 2000 levels

Complementing environmental targets, Clean Sky also aims to contribute to European competitiveness and mobility, with the creation of sustainable growth and skilled employment in the air transport sector.


Call for proposals

The topics for each call are proposed by the Steering Committee of each Technology Platform and reviewed by the Joint Undertaking. Subsequently, the call is published and applications are received and evaluated against the following award criteria:

  • excellence,

  • impact and

  • quality and efficiency of implementation

and according to the specific award criteria, of each of the 3 above criteria, as laid down in the Work Plan.


Latest Call news

The eighth Call for Proposals [CfP08] is open since 12 April 2018 via the H2020 Participant Portal.

Save the dates! 2 Info Days dedicated to CfP08 are organised in May. More info available here