Call #2 - Projects for promoting the Circular Economy in the Construction Sector

The projects selected within the scope of this call will contribute to increase the application of circular economy principles in the construction sector.

The main objective of this Call is the development and implementation of construction projects demonstrating economic and environmental benefits, projects promoting the performance and environmental profile of materials, components and products developed in Portugal, including buildings, through the application and promotion of methodologies and innovative technologies, as well as projects promoting cooperation between companies to reduce construction and demolition waste and promote materials and products incorporating materials recovered from waste.

Eligible applicants

Public or private, commercial or non-commercial entities and non-governmental organisations legally established in Portugal are considered eligible.

Eligible partners

Project partner shall be any public or private entity, commercial or non-commercial, along with NGOs that have been legally established as a legal person in the donor states, in the beneficiary countries, as long as it has a border in common with the beneficiary state, or any international organization that is actively involved in implementing the proposed project.

Available Fund


Grant Rates

The eligible costs of the selected projects will be funded up to a maximum rate of 85%, except in cases where the project promoters are non-governmental organisations (NGO), or social partners, where the funding of the eligible costs will be 90%.

Minimum Grant Amount for each project


Maximum Grant Amount for each project


Duration of Projects

Between 12 and 24 months. Final date of eligibility is 30 April 2024.

Innovative and structuring projects will be financed in the areas of Environment, Climate Change and Low Carbon Economy, with the objective of promoting good environmental status of ecosystems and reducing the adverse effects of pollution and other human activities.

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