Open for application in Icelandic Climate Fund


The main objective of the Icelandic Climate Fund is to support innovation projects in the field of climate issues and projects that aim at providing information and education related to the impact of climate change. Deadline December 6 at 15:00.

Support for innovation projects should be aimed at promoting research and development related to implementation of new climate-friendly technology solutions and designs.

Applications are now open and deadline is December 6 at 15:00.

There is one type of grant this time and grants are awarded for one year.

The board decides the priorities for each allocation, and this year the most emphasis is placed on projects that:

  • Shows result in a reduction of emissions and which contributes to Iceland‘s commitment to reduce emissions by 55% by 2030 (compared to 2005). This focus is in line with the government´s goals in the governing agreeement. 
  • Utilize practical basic knowledge that already exists, has potential to be used as widely as possibel in society and targets parties that have considerable potential to reduce emissions.

Projects that will not be supported in this allocation:

- Promotional and educational projects.

Applications are only accepted through the Icelandic Center for Research website (my pages). Data will not be accepted after the application deadline. Applicants must familiarize themselves with the fund´s handbook for the year 2023 before applying.


The Climate Fund reports to the Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate, but Rannís is in charge of the fund.  

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