R&I Grant Scheme 2022

For the third consecutive year, the Energy and Water Agency is running the Energy and Water Research and Innovation scheme. The application period was open until the 23rd of September.  This scheme was the third of it’s kind, this year eligible applications were to address a specific focus areas that falls in line with National Policies and sectoral issues.


The scheme also underwent some structural changes. The most noticeable change being the change in TRL level requirement, as this time round benefitting projects are to reach TRL level 7 by the end of the scheme. Beneficiaries are required to produce a prototype or model operating in a suitable environment.

Such a change was actioned in order to demonstrate better what Research & Innovation can lead to and why R&I is a necessary tool to achieve sustainability. Another noticeable change was the increase in budget, where as previous calls, the maximum amount of funding a project can apply for was of €120,000, for this call, the budget has increased to a maximum of €200,000.  Applicants were also bound to submit applications as a consortium.

Downloadable files:

Rules for Participation

Application Form 2022

Declaration Forms Non-State Aid

Pre-approved deviation appendix

GDPR Declaration Form

Due to some technical issues with the documents available for download, the call for applications has been extended up until the 23rd of September

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