|Influence of the financing instrument||Direct|
|Thematic Scope||power2gas technology biomass electricity generation or consumption suitable for coupling with P2G hubs|
|Type||R&D Project Funding Investment Funding|
The funding programme is part of the government's high-tech strategy to improve Germany's competitive position. It also supports the government's “Policy Strategy on Bioeconomy”, which aims to create a resource-efficient economy that makes use of renewable resources. The programme is intended to support the further development of a sustainable bio-based economy. This involves developing innovative, internationally competitive bio-based products, as well as processes and technologies for their production. Furthermore, the programme also supports the development of concepts aimed at improving the sustainability of the bio-based economy, while taking society's expectations into account.
Possible usage of the funding instrument in the P2G context: The programme supports research and innovation actions as well as demonstration projects in the field of raw material and residue preparation and processing as well as bio-based products and bioenergy sources, among others. This also includes pilot actions for innovative power-to-gas hubs. The programme consists of several specific calls, which are regularly published at the programme website. Initiative proposals are possible.
|Legal Entity||Bundesministeriums für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft (BMEL)|
|Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture|
|Geographic Scope||Germany; cooperation with other countries is possible|
|Eligibility Criteria||Research institutes, SMEs, associations|
|Co-Financing Rate||50% - 100% depending on project goals and type of applicant|
|Volume||Depending on specific calls|
|Duration||Max. 4 years|
|Limitations||Depending on the specific calls; proposals must address all goals of the programme, including social aspects|
|Periodicity thus far||Calls are published regularly, initiative proposals are possible|