Sound proposals

The Project

The ETS Innovation Fund (IF) provides support for low-carbon technologies. While results from H2020 offer promising solutions, the task of developing viable business cases and mobilising investors is demanding. Moreover, IF regulations pose challenges for the industry. The EU-funded DIAMONDS4IF project will ensure project viability, prepare applicants for IF applications, and develop a comprehensive approach towards stakeholders. It will also enhance understanding of relevant regulations and address questions arising from project planning. The project will create a toolbox and generate at least five robust proposals with detailed plans for scalability, commercialisation, and financial models. DIAMONDS4IF seeks to establish a continuous innovation pipeline from H2020 innovations to deployment.

The Outputs verified

5 sound proposals including the detailed plans for scalability, commercialisation, and financial models to be presented to the IF. The use cases will e.g. directly implement REPower and climate relevant projects, comprising for example ~100MWh offshore hybrid energy; 1.5GW of PV manufacturing capacity; 10GW of resource-efficient wafer production in Europe.

July 10, 2024

Understanding the Role of TRL in IF Project Selection

In recent days, the DIAMONDS4IF project partners have completed and submitted several deliverables as requested in the Grant Agreement. Among those also the “Report on Selection Approach and Framework” has been submitted. This latter details the creation of an initial list of relevant projects from H2020 databases for the upcoming Innovation Fund (IF) calls. The […]

June 25, 2024

Innovation Engineering and the Wheesbee Platform: A Deep Insight View

The DIAMONDS4IF project, with the support of its entire consortium (PNO, RWE, RAAMS, Meyer Burger, Innovation Engineering) aims, through its activities and with the help of the new enhanced Wheesbee software, to identify Horizon2020 (H2020) projects that have developed innovative technologies in the field of renewable energy and support them in applying to the next […]

June 17, 2024

Meyer Burger presents new products at Intersolar Europe in Munich

Meyer Burger offers solar modules with above-average longevity and warranties with the highest yields for both residential roofs and solar power plants The entire portfolio of Meyer Burger high-performance modules contains no toxic lead and is produced with highest social standards and without forced labor Meyer Burger provides outlook on modules with high-performance heterojunction solar […]

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November 27, 2024

PV Days 2024. New Insights from Research and Industry | Trends in Global and Regional Photovoltaic Markets

How can the German PV industry stand up to international competition? The PV Days 2024 provide comprehensive insights into current developments and challenges in the solar sector: from material quality and testing methods to the risks of yet unknown defects in new technologies, and innovative approaches to maximizing system efficiency and minimizing failure risks. This […]

  • date_range27. November 2024 - 28. November 2024
  • schedule at
  • pin_dropFraunhofer-Center für Silizium-Photovoltaik CSP. Otto-Eißfeldt-Straße 12 - 06120 Halle (Saale) | Germany