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Date: Tuesday, December 21, 2021

The members of INTERRFACE project consortium selected the 6 innovators that will start developing new, genuine services. The main goal of the winner third party-developers is to implement services and tools under six different use cases, which are covering the major domains in which the Horizon2020 project members operate. Amongst others, the proposed new services and soft tools can utilize existing power system data driven from Transparency Platform as well as to leverage them with INTERRFACE’s Integrated pan-European Grid Services Architecture (IEGSA).

11 INTERRFACE Consortium experts/evaluators selected the 6 more promising ideas among 11 submitted proposals.

The story before the results

INTERRFACE Open Call was launched on 30 March 2021. The Call was open for a period of three months, looking for proposals that would fulfill the objectives of the INTERRFACE project.

The selected projects for the INTERRFACE Open Call are listed below, described by Organization, Acronym; Title, Country and the Business Use Case they address.

The total amount funded in the INTERRFACE Open Call is 359.449,18 EUR.

INTERRFACE Open Call Beneficiaries

Ranking Winner

List

Organisation

Project

Acronym: Title

Country

Business Use Case No

1

Kapacity.io Solutions Oy

 

DFR4Grid: Optimal operation of distributed flexibility resources for grid services

Helsinki/Finland

5

2

PulseLabs

 

APYLON: API Gateway for flexibility markets

Steenokkerzeel/ Belgium

2

3

Research Committee of the University of Western Macedonia

 

OCTANE: A methodology for the determination of congestion management requirements at both

TSO and DSO levels

Kozani/Greece

6

4

Sirma AI EAD, trading as Ontotext (ONTO)

 

EKG: Energy Transparency Knowledge Graph

Sofia/Bulgaria

1

5

Digital4Grids

 

D4G Insights: New generation connectivity platform for Prosumer DER integration

into TSO-DSO Control Room environments

Paris/France

2

6

ReVolta sprl

FlexiCon: Flexibility for Congestion management

Brussels/Belgium

3

 

What’s next for the selected proposals?

INTERRFACE will support the selected Third Parties through a 6-months programme, granting each participant up to €60k (equity-free funding), free coaching and free access to high end infrastructure.

During this period the selected Third Parties will elaborate their proposals and develop services and tools to be integrated to INTERRFACE flexibility platform.