ACT is an international initiative to establish CO2 capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) as a tool to combat global warming.
ACT means Accelerating CCS Technologies, and the ambition of the 16 partners is to fund research and innovation projects that can lead to safe and cost-effective CCUS technology.
The first ACT Call for project proposals was published in 2016 and resulted in eight projects that were started autumn 2017. The second ACT Call was published 2018. The budget for the call was € 31 M and 12 new projects started autumn 2019.
The third ACT Call was published in 2020. The budget for the call is € 27M and 12 new projects are planned to commence in autumn 2021.
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