The RD&D Funding Programme invests in innovative energy Research, Development and Demonstration projects which contribute to Ireland's transition to a clean and secure energy future.

RD&D Funding Programme

Our key programme objectives include the following:

  • Accelerate the development and deployment in the Irish marketplace of competitive energy-related products, processes and systems
  • Support solutions that enable technical and other barriers to market uptake to be overcome
  • Grow Ireland's national capacity to access, develop and apply international class RD&D
  • Provide guidance and support to policy makers and public bodies through results, outcomes and learning from supported energy projects

The programme supports innovative and targeted actions in RD&D to assist in the delivery of the following:

2018 RD&D Funding Call

The 2018 RD&D funding call is now closed.

Contact us

EnergyResearch@seai.ie