Challenges submitted by ESV

Challenges submitted by ESV

A selection of 31 Challenges submitted by Energiesparverband (ESV) - Austria

By applying to URBAN TECH Open Call, you may enter URBAN TECH programme which will provide up to 54.350 EUR per SME or start-up in different funding stages.
SMEs or start-ups entering URBAN TECH programme will develop a new or significantly improved service or product that addresses one of the URBAN TECH challenges.

Deadline: the Open Call will be open from 22 June 2022 until 14 September 2022.

DeadelineAnnouncement of winners: by 31 October 2022.

The Challenges

What is a Challenge, you may ask? It is a concrete need for a service or product from EU-based organisations, collected by URBAN TECH partners.

Here’s a selection of 31 Challenges submitted by ESV – Austria:

  1. 3D planning software tool for boiler rooms (home heating)
  2. AI based building energy management and control system
  3. Automated PV yield forecasting based on existing databases
  4. Automated roof surface mapping for PV from GIS data
  5. Calculation and visualisation tool for adaptive predictive maintenance
  6. Document management system for manufacturer of heating systems
  7. E-charging and route optimisation for fault-clearing services
  8. Electric load forecasting tool
  9. Energy balance forecasting tool for Renewable Energy Communities (RECs)
  10. External central control unit for multiple solar inverters & batteries
  11. Integrating electricity price forecasts into building automation
  12. Load drones to support the installation of PV systems
  13. Measurement of large roof areas for PV by survey drones
  14. New heating system: guided online configurator and offer assistant
  15. New heating system: online product list for easy quoting
  16. Online Solar PV quotation tool
  17. Optimisation of the power grid calculations of a utility company
  18. Optimising central water meter evaluation of a water utility company
  19. Optimising operation & control parameters for biomass heating plants
  20. Plausibility check of ¼-hour electricity data
  21. Power grid optimisation by using additional data from smart-meters
  22. PV CRM database for solar installer
  23. Real-time GPS tracking system for the delivery of pellet boilers
  24. Renewable Energy Communities Management Tool
  25. Sensor/method for optimal grate coverage & movement in biomass plants
  26. Small Renewable Energy Communities (REC) Management Tool
  27. Solar Batteries – State of Charge (SoC) Calculator
  28. Solar Contracting: a new Offer Configurator
  29. Solar electricity recommender tool
  30. Tool for ensuring operational efficiency of pellet heating systems
  31. Tool for integrating weather forecasts into building automation

Urban Tech Programme

Urban Tech Programme

Who can apply?

  • SMEs and startups with legal entity based in European Union countries or H2020 associated countries or the UK. Eligible countries are listed in the Annex 1 of the H2020 Work Programme 2018-2020.
  • Start-up and scale-up SME companies should meet the following criteria:
    • 1-250 employees (minimum requirement is to have at least one full-time employee)
    • <50M EUR turnover annually
  • Independent commercial company, which is developing or commercializing an innovative product, service or business model with high market potential
  • The company is not in a liquidation or bankruptcy process
  • SMEs based in or having an affiliation in Russia or Belarus are NOT eligible to apply.

How to apply?

ApplySelect one or more Challenge from any country, there are 310 of them!

ApplyProvide a solution to the selected Challenge and Apply!

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