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Demonstrations of innovative floating wind concepts (HORIZON-CL5-2024-D3-02-09)


Funding programme or initiative
Horizon Europe Framework Programme (HORIZON)
Atlantic and Arctic basinMediterranean Sea basinBaltic and North Sea basinDanube River basin
Deadline date
21 January 2025, 17:00 CET
Publication date
17 September 2024
Mission Objectives
1. Ecosystems and Biodiversity3. Carbon Neutral and Circular Blue Economy


This funding is for projects that demonstrate innovative floating wind farm concepts.


Results of the project are expected to contribute to all of the following outcomes:

  • Increased knowledge about design, construction, assembly and operation and maintenance of floating wind farms.
  • Improved overall constructability, reliability, installability, operability and maintainability of floating offshore wind systems.
  • Demonstrated efficient, low-cost and sustainable emerging technologies for floating wind turbines; reduction of the levelised cost of energy (LCOE).
  • Reinforced European offshore wind turbine value chain and skills.
  • Data for future optimisation of industry scale commissioning of the floater, mooring and anchor system.

Eligible applicants:

Detailed information on eligible applicants can be found here


A total of EUR 30.000.000 is allocated to the call HORIZON-CL5-2024-D3-02-09 - HORIZON-IA HORIZON Innovation Actions. The contribution to the projects is approximately EUR 15.000.000 (2 grants foreseen).


Duration may vary. Please see link for details.

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