The NEWEST-CCUS project, EC Grant Agreement no. 691712, is co-funded by the European Union’s ERA-NET Accelerating CCS Technologies (ACT2) initiative, which supports the delivery of safe and cost-effective carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS). The governments of each participating country have also contributed funding through the ACT2 initiative.

European Commission

ERA-NET ACT is a tool established by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 financial instrument, aimed at securing Europe’s global competitiveness. The work undertaken in LAUNCH will fulfil the objectives of ACT’s call for CCUS by improving and accelerating the implementation of CO2 capture materials and strategies across industry.


The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)

Project funded by The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.


The Research Council of Norway

The project is supported by the Research Council of Norway through the CLIMIT program.

The Netherlands

Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland (RVO, Dutch funding agency)

Supported by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy through the RNES, implemented by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (

United Kingdom

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Jointly supported by the Department for Business, Energy & lndustrial Strategy (BEIS), the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). NERC and EPSRC are part of UK Research and lnnovation (UKRI).