CATO continues

  CATO continues  

CATO is the Dutch national R&D programme for CO2 capture, transport and storage in which a consortium of nearly 40 partners cooperate. Building on the success of CATO-1 and CATO-2  the Dutch programme on CO2 Capture and storage's continues. Besides the contribution of our industrial partners, the third phase of CATO will be funded by different sources from the government, like TKI, CLIMIT, EU ERA-NET. The CATO program office will coordinate all the programmes under the CATO umbrella to strengthen the CSS network and knowledge transfer. 

New ACT call


A new ACT Call was published 4 June 2018.


There is a two stage application process.

- Due date for submission of pre-proposals to stage 1 is 12 September 2018 at 13:00 CEST.
- Due date for submission of full proposals to stage 2 is 1 March 2019 at 13:00 CET.


Submission of full proposals to stage 2 is only applicable for projects that pass stage 1 and become invited to submit full proposals.


The total budget for the call is in the range € 22.05 M to € 30.05 M.

The available budget for the Netherlands is € 4 M.


The announcement and full Call text can be found here:


RVO CCUS tender 2018 announced

RVO has announced the RVO CCUS Tender 2018.

The Tender is open for industrial research as well as experimental development.
Research should focus on removing technical, economical and societal barriers to CCUS deployment, lowering the cost of CCUS and promoting the re-use of CO2.

Per project a subsidy of maximum € 250.000,- is available. The total budget of this Tender is €1 million.

Propasals submission due date is 30 October 2018, 17:00.


Submission procedure and relevant documents can be found on the CCUS tender page of the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO).


On 30 August 2018, 11:00 a webinar will be organized for questions on the RVO CCUS tender and also for questions on the New ACT Call. Please register here for the webinar.



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