SEAI coordinates Ireland’s participation in IEA Technology Collaboration Programmes (TCPs) through an appointment call.

Task participation – Call Open

The SEAI IEA TCP Task Appointment Call is open for applications. The Call Document and Application Form are available in the 'Call Documents' section below.

Successful applicants to the call will participate in a research network that has 6,000 academics, researchers, policy makers and industry representatives, from nearly 300 public and private organisations, located in 55 countries from across the globe. The collaborations are focused on identifying optimal pathways for future energy systems and on developing new and improved technologies, processes and policies to deliver these.

For more information about Ireland's involvement in the IEA TCPs please refer to the following webpage

More information on the TCPs and Tasks/Annexes can be found on the IEA website: www.iea.org/tcp

Who should apply?

The Call is open to public and private sector organisations based in Ireland (including Irish subsidiaries of overseas companies). Applications will be accepted from Companies, Research Performing Organisations (e.g. Universities, Institutes of Technology and Publicly Funded Research Institutions), NGOs, Public Sector Bodies and Semi-State Bodies who are based in Ireland.

Proposals from individuals applying in their own right will not be accepted.

Key Dates

Key Dates 
Call Open Thursday, 1st of October 2020
Call Close Thursday, 22nd of October 2020, 5pm GMT

Any queries relating to this call should be submitted by email to energyresearch@seai.ie

The deadline for receipt of queries relating to the call is 5PM on Thursday 15th October 2020. Queries received after this date may not be responded to. 

Evaluation process and criteria

Only fully complete applications submitted before the call deadline will be considered for evaluation. The evaluation criteria under which applications will be assessed, and the proportion of marks awarded to each criterion is provided below:

  • Alignment of the Task/Annex with Ireland’s national energy & climate priorities and goals (30%)
  • Relevance to Lead and Partner organisation’s strategy and to the area of research of the proposed Participant(s) (30%)
  • Relevant experience of the proposed Participant(s) (30%)
  • Quality and adequacy of contribution and dissemination plans (10%)

Contact us

If you have any queries on the SEAI IEA TCP Appointment Call please contact energyresearch@seai.ie

Contact the research team