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 28 September 2022 at 17:00 CET (extended deadline).
Announcement of winners: by 31 October 2022.
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:
- 3D planning software tool for boiler rooms (home heating)
- AI based building energy management and control system
- Automated PV yield forecasting based on existing databases
- Automated roof surface mapping for PV from GIS data
- Calculation and visualisation tool for adaptive predictive maintenance
- Document management system for manufacturer of heating systems
- E-charging and route optimisation for fault-clearing services
- Electric load forecasting tool
- Energy balance forecasting tool for Renewable Energy Communities (RECs)
- External central control unit for multiple solar inverters & batteries
- Integrating electricity price forecasts into building automation
- Load drones to support the installation of PV systems
- Measurement of large roof areas for PV by survey drones
- New heating system: guided online configurator and offer assistant
- New heating system: online product list for easy quoting
- Online Solar PV quotation tool
- Optimisation of the power grid calculations of a utility company
- Optimising central water meter evaluation of a water utility company
- Optimising operation & control parameters for biomass heating plants
- Plausibility check of ¼-hour electricity data
- Power grid optimisation by using additional data from smart-meters
- PV CRM database for solar installer
- Real-time GPS tracking system for the delivery of pellet boilers
- Renewable Energy Communities Management Tool
- Sensor/method for optimal grate coverage & movement in biomass plants
- Small Renewable Energy Communities (REC) Management Tool
- Solar Batteries – State of Charge (SoC) Calculator
- Solar Contracting: a new Offer Configurator
- Solar electricity recommender tool
- Tool for ensuring operational efficiency of pellet heating systems
- Tool for integrating weather forecasts into building automation
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?
Visit URBAN TECH Virtual Library of Challenges
Select one or more Challenge from any country, there are 310 of them!
Provide a solution to the selected Challenge and Apply!