EUDP (Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program)

The EUDP is a funding scheme under the Danish Energy Agency (Energistyrelsen), which supports the development and demonstration of innovative energy technologies.

EUDP (Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program) supports private companies and universities to develop and demonstrate new energy technologies. Support is provided following EU state aid rules.

Through the EUDP, the Danish Energy Agency aims to promote efficient use of energy and support Denmark’s path towards become fossil fuel-free by 2050. Thus, EUDP provides grants for various projects that contribute to the Danish energy industry’s growth and employment.

EUDP can support energy technologies widely such as renewable energy technologies, energy efficiency technologies, conversion technologies such as fuel cells and hydrogen, integration of energy systems including storage, more efficient methods for recovery of oil and gas and storage of CO2. Foreign project participants can receive EUDP aid according to the same rules as Danish participants. However, the primary applicant must be a Danish registered company or university.

What’s Required in the Application?

To be considered for a grant from EUDP program, a number of documents and requirements must be fulfilled:

  • The application must be submitted in English, unless the applicant applies for less than 3 million DKK (per projecT).
  • The application must¬†be in English if the project contains any research activity or education of a Ph.D.
  • The main applicant must register and submit the application via EUDP application portal online using the business Nem-ID.

Required Documents (Appendices)

  • Appendix 1: Application Form
  • Appendix 2: Budget (Project Finances)
  • Appendix 3: Gantt Chart
  • Appendix 4: Business Model Canvas
  • Appendix 5: Declaration of Participation (from all¬†project participants)
  • Appendix 6: CVs
  • Appendix 7: Description of research content for the research-technical evaluation
  • Other appendices (Optional): business plan, etc.

EUDP call 2020

  • Financial framework for the: General funding: DKK 250 m.
  • Power-to-X funding: DKK 17 m.
  • North Sea funding: DKK 5 m.

In 2017 the EUDP set out its new strategy, which focuses on supporting development and demonstration projects and activities that utilize Danish business potentials. Emphasis is also placed on participation in international cooperation within the EU, IEA, and Mission Innovation.

The focus should be on granting larger funding amounts to large-scale projects, which is essential for reaching the climate goals, including novel green propellants especially for heavy-duty transport. Small, medium-sized and large companies also in collaboration with universities and government-approved research and organization institutes (GTS institutes) are eligible to apply for funding.

  • Deadline for applications: March 6, 2020, 15:00 CET
  • Consultation process period: March to May
  • EUDP decision: June 15, 2020

Learn more about EUDP 2020 call by clicking the button below.

Read the EUDP call 2020