Clean Energy Transition Partnership: Joint Call 2023



The Clean Energy Transition Partnership (CETPartnership) is a multilateral and strategic Horizon Europe partnership with the aim of empowering the energy transition and contributing to the EU’s goal of becoming the first climate-neutral continent by 2050.

The 2023 CETPartnership Joint Call is a 2-stage call structured around 12 call modules. The call modules describe specific topics and/or challenges that applicants shall address in their project proposal. Applicants must choose and apply a specific call module when submitting their project proposal. Evaluation and ranking of the project proposals will be performed separately per call module.

Call Module NumberTitle
2023-01Direct current (DC) technologies for power networks
2023-02Energy system flexibility: renewables production, storage, and system integration
2023-03AAdvanced renewable energy technologies for power production (Research-Oriented Approach)
2023-03BAdvanced renewable energy technologies for power production (Innovation-Oriented Approach)
2023-04Carbon capture, utilisation, and storage (CCUS)
2023-05Hydrogen and renewable fuels
2023-06Heating and cooling technologies
2023-07Geothermal energy technologies
2023-08Integrated regional energy systems
2023-09Integrated industrial energy systems
2023-10AClean energy integration in the built environment (Research-Oriented Approach)
2023-10BClean energy integration in the built environment (Innovation-Oriented Approach)

Entities in Malta are eligible for funding in all call modules, with the option of requesting up to €500,000 to participate in CETPartnership proposal consortia. It is to be noted that if more than one national partner is present in one consortium, the total amount of funding for the participating national partners cannot exceed the €500,000 cap.

For further information on this year’s call, kindly refer to the Call Text, as well as the National Rules for Participation for State Aid and Non-State Aid.

To apply, the below need to be submitted by the pre-proposal deadline:

  • The project coordinator needs to submit the project pre-proposal on the Electronic Submission Tool which can be accessed via the CETPartnership website by 22nd November 2023 at 14:00 CET.

  • Each National applicant shall be required to submit a National Application Form to by the 22nd November 2023 at 23:59CET

Please access the national application form below:

National Application Form

The accompanying annexes can be downloaded from the following link: The list of annexes to be submitted can be found within the National Rules.

The presentation given during the info session held on 10th October 2023 can be downloaded from here, while the recording can be followed here: Call Text  and National Considerations.

For further information please contact the programme officers Ms. Martina Vella at and (+356) 23602113 / Ms. Christy Baldacchino at and (+356) 2360 2158 or at

This article was last updated on: November 21, 2023