SES2021 - Energising innovation


Subsidy scheme available to accelerate Smart Energy Systems innovations

With the Smart Energy Systems Programme (SES), the Municipality of Rotterdam is offering support to businesses of up to EUR 100,000 for a feasibility study, experimental development or for a pilot of their smart plans in this area. Ideas that are most likely to receive financial support are ones that have a social impact, that have a strong relationship with Rotterdam, that are scalable and that are financially well thought-out.

In order to realise the plans from the Rotterdam Climate Accord and the Roadmap Next Economy, the Municipality of Rotterdam wants to accelerate the roll-out and upscaling of Smart Energy Systems innovations into commercial applications by supporting projects. The programme focuses in particular on the implementation of innovations in the energy system that can flourish in the short term. An amount of EUR 1 million has been made available for projects.

Subsidy round 3 was closed on October 1, 2021. Keep an eye on this website for new funding rounds.

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About the programme

They make use of the Smart Energy Systems subsidy scheme:




Flower Turbines


Smart Transformer Monitoring

Starke Energy

Integrated approach making business parks more sustainable

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